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Henslow’s Sparrow

Species Assessment Information from COSEWIC

 

Date of Assessment: November 2000

 

Common Name: Henslow’s Sparrow

 

Scientific Name: Ammodramus henslowii

 

COSEWIC Status: Endangered

 

Reason for designation: This species has disappeared from most of its former limited range in Canada. There are now fewer than 10 pairs remaining in the country. Habitat loss and degradation have largely induced the population decline.

 

Canadian Occurrence: ON

 

COSEWIC Status History:Designated Threatened in April 1984. Status re-examined and designated Endangered in April 1993. Status re-examined and confirmed in November 2000. Last assessment based on an update status report.