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Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus)

SPECIES ASSESSMENT INFORMATION FROM COSEWIC

 
Date of Assessment:November 2000
Common Name:Mountain Plover
Scientific Name: Charadrius montanus
COSEWIC Status:Endangered
Reason for Designation: This species occurs in extremely low numbers in Canada; it is dependent on habitats resulting from overgrazing, which are very rare in Canada.
Canadian Occurrence:Alberta, Saskatchewan
COSEWIC Status History:Designated Endangered in April 1987.  Status re-examined and confirmed in November 2000. Last assessment based on an update status report.