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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.
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