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Summary

SpeciesStatus
Nb of Species87BC Red List26
Mammals8BC Blue List52
Birds0Identified Wildlife12
Breeding Birds15COSEWIC Endangered7
Reptiles2COSEWIC Threatened10
Amphibians3COSEWIC Special Concern16
Fishes5SARA Schedule 124
Insects7Extirpated fom BC0
Molluscs2Extinct0
Vascular Plants23  
Mosses22  
Fungus0  

Mammals

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Grizzly BearUrsus arctosSpecial ConcernNoneBlue
Pacific Water ShrewSorex bendiriiEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Wolverine (luscus subspecies)Gulo gulo luscusSpecial ConcernNoneBlue
Townsend's Big-eared BatCorynorhinus townsendiiNoneNoneBlue
Keen's MyotisMyotis keeniiData DeficientSchedule 3Blue
WolverineGulo guloSpecial ConcernNoneNone
FisherPekania pennantiNoneNoneBlue
Little Brown MyotisMyotis lucifugusEndangeredNoneYellow

Breeding Birds

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Great Blue Heron (fannini subspecies)Ardea herodias fanniniSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Marbled MurreletBrachyramphus marmoratusThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Northern Goshawk (laingi subspecies)Accipiter gentilis laingiThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Peregrine Falcon (anatum subspecies)Falco peregrinus anatumSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Red
Spotted OwlStrix occidentalisEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Western Screech Owl (kennicotti subspecies)Megascops kennicottii kennicottiiThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinusSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Common NighthawkChordeiles minor ThreatenedSchedule 1Yellow
Barn SwallowHirundo rusticaThreatenedNoneBlue
Olive-sided flycatcherContopus cooperiThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Band-tailed pigeonPatagioenas fasciataSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Green HeronButorides virescensNoneNoneBlue
Sooty GrouseDendragapus fuliginosusNoneNoneBlue
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinusSpecial ConcernNoneNone
Western Screech-owlMegascops kennicottiiThreatenedSchedule 1None

Reptiles

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Rubber BoaCharina bottaeSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Yellow
Sharp-tailed SnakeContia tenuisEndangeredSchedule 1Red

Amphibians

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Pacific Tailed FrogAscaphus trueiSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Northern Red-legged FrogRana auroraSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Western ToadAnaxyrus boreasSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue

Fishes

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Green SturgeonAcipenser medirostrisSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Red
Coho Salmon (interior Fraser populations)Oncorhynchus kisutchEndangeredNoneYellow
Dolly VardenSalvelinus malmaNoneNoneYellow
Bull TroutSalvelinus confluentusSpecial ConcernNoneBlue
Coastal Cutthroat TroutOncorhynchus clarkii clarkiiNoneNoneBlue

Insects

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Dun SkipperEuphyes vestrisThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Vivid DancerArgia vividaCandidate for ListingNoneRed
Silver-spotted SkipperEpargyreus clarusNoneNoneBlue
Propertius DuskywingErynnis propertiusNoneNoneRed
Silver-spotted Skipper, californicus subspeciesEpargyreus clarus californicusNoneNoneRed
Clodius Parnassian, claudianus subspeciesParnassius clodius claudianusNoneNoneBlue
Clodius Parnassian, pseudogallatinus supspeciesParnassius clodius pseudogallatinusNoneNoneBlue

Molluscs

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Northern AbaloneHaliotis kamtschatkanaThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Olympia OysterOstrea conchaphilaSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue

Vascular Plants

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Cliff PaintbrushCastilleja rupicolaThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Vancouver Island BeggarticksBidens amplissimaSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Smooth WillowherbEpilobium glaberrimum ssp. fastigiatumNoneNoneBlue
Ussurian Water-milfoilMyriophyllum ussurienseNoneNoneBlue
Nodding SemaphoregrassPleuropogon refractusNoneNoneBlue
Lakeshore SedgeCarex lenticularisNoneNoneBlue
Spring HornwortCeratophyllum echinatumNoneNoneBlue
Small-fruited WillowherbEpilobium leptocarpumNoneNoneYellow
Henderson's Checker-mallowSidalcea hendersoniiNoneNoneBlue
Washington SpringbeautyClaytonia washingtonianaNoneNoneRed
Spotted Cowbane Cicuta maculata var. maculataNoneNoneRed
Marginal Wood FernDryopteris marginalisNoneNoneRed
Geyer's OnionAllium geyeri var. tenerumNoneNoneBlue
Least MoonwortBotrychium simplex var. compositumNoneNoneBlue
Enander's SedgeCarex enanderiNoneNoneBlue
Porcupine SedgeCarex hystericinaNoneNoneBlue
Dwarf GroundsmokeGayophytum humileNoneNoneBlue
Slender GentianGentianella tenella ssp. tenellaNoneNoneRed
Brewer's Monkey-flowerMimulus breweriNoneNoneBlue
Pale Evening-primroseOenothera pallida ssp. pallidaNoneNoneRed
Whitebark PinePinus albicaulisEndangeredSchedule 1Blue
Olney's BulrushSchoenoplectus americanusNoneNoneRed
Blunt-sepaled StarwortStellaria obtusaNoneNoneBlue

Mosses

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Lacks a Common NameAndreaea heinemanniiNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameAtrichum flavisetumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameAtrichum tenellumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameBrachythecium holzingeriNoneNoneBlue
Roell's BrotherellaBrotherella roelliiEndangeredNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameBryum calobryoidesNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameBryum schleicheriNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameCallicladium haldanianumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameGrimmia anomalaNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameGrimmia elongataNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameGrimmia incurvaNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameHygrohypnum alpinumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameOrthotrichum pylaisiiNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NamePohlia andalusicaNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NamePohlia cardotiiNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NamePohlia tundraeNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameRacomitrium pygmaeumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameSphagnum contortumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameTortula leucostomaNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameTripterocladium leucocladulumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameAtrichum flavisetumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NamePolytrichastrum sexangulare var. vulcanicumNoneNoneRed

Extinct or Extirpated

No Extirpated or Extinct

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Please cite these pages as: Pearson, Mike and Healey, M.C.2012. Species at Risk and Local Government: a Primer for BC. Stewardship Centre of British Columbia, Courtenay BC.