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Canadian Species at Risk

Special Concern Category

Mammals (28)

Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment DateSARA
∆    ↔ Bat, Spotted Euderma maculatum BCMay 20041
∆    ↔ Bear, Grizzly Ursus arctosNorthwestern populationYT NT NU BC ABMay 20022b
[]+   ↔ Bear, Polar Ursus maritimus YT NT NU MB ON QC NL Arctic OceanNovember 20023
[]    ↔ Beaver, Mountain Aplodontia rufa BCNovember 20011
∆    P Caribou, Barren-ground Rangifer tarandus groenlandicusDolphin and Union populationNT NUMay 20042b
∆    ↑ Caribou, Woodland Rangifer tarandus caribouNorthern Mountain populationYT NT BCMay 20021
∆  Cottontail nuttallii subspecies, Nuttall's Sylvilagus nuttallii nuttallii BCApril 1994 
∆  Kangaroo Rat, Ord's Dipodomys ordii AB SKApril 1995 
[]    ↔ Mole, Eastern Scalopus aquaticus ONNovember 20001
∆  Mouse megalotis subspecies, Western Harvest Reithrodontomys megalotis megalotis BCApril 1994 
∆    ↑ Narwhal Monodon monoceros Arctic Ocean November 2004**
∆    ↓ Porpoise, Harbour Phocoena phocoenaNorthwest Atlantic populationAtlantic Ocean May 2003**
∆    R Porpoise, Harbour Phocoena phocoenaPacific Ocean populationPacific Ocean November 20031
[]    ↔ Prairie Dog, Black-tailed Cynomys ludovicianus SKNovember 20001
∆    ↑ Sea Lion, Steller Eumetopias jubatus BC Pacific OceanNovember 20031
∆  Seal Lacs des Loups Marins subspecies, Harbour Phoca vitulina mellonae QCApril 1996 
∆  Shrew, Gaspé Sorex gaspensis QC NB NSApril 1988 
∆  Squirrel, Southern Flying Glaucomys volans ON QC NSApril 1988 
[]    ↔ Vole, Woodland Microtus pinetorum ON QCNovember 20011
∆    ↔ Whale, Beluga Delphinapterus leucasEastern High Arctic - Baffin Bay populationNU Arctic OceanMay 2004**
∆    P Whale, Beluga Delphinapterus leucasWestern Hudson Bay populationNU MB ON Arctic Ocean Atlantic OceanMay 2004**
∆    ↓ Whale, Bowhead Balaena mysticetusBering-Chukchi-Beaufort populationArctic Ocean May 2005**
∆    P Whale, Fin Balaenoptera physalusAtlantic populationAtlantic Ocean May 2005**
∆    ↑ Whale, Grey Eschrichtius robustusEastern North Pacific populationPacific Ocean Arctic OceanMay 20041
[]+   P Whale, Killer Orcinus orcaNortheast Pacific offshore populationPacific Ocean November 20011
∆  Whale, Sowerby's Beaked Mesoplodon bidens Atlantic Ocean April 1989 
∆    R Wolf, Eastern Canis lupus lycaon ON QCMay 20011
∆    ↔ Wolverine Gulo guloWestern populationYT NT NU BC AB SK MB ONMay 20032b

Birds (22)

Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment DateSARA
∆    ↔ Chat virens subspecies, Yellow-breasted Icteria virens virens ONNovember 20001
∆    ↔ Curlew, Long-billed Numenius americanus BC AB SKNovember 20021
∆    ↓ Duck, Harlequin Histrionicus histrionicusEastern populationNU QC NB NS NLMay 20011
[]    ↔ Falcon pealei subspecies, Peregrine Falco peregrinus pealei BCNovember 20011
      ↓ Falcon tundrius subspecies, Peregrine Falco peregrinus tundrius YT NT NU QC NLApril 1992 
∆  Goldeneye, Barrow's Bucephala islandicaEastern populationQC NB PE NS NLNovember 20001
[]    ↔ Gull, Ivory Pagophila eburnea NT NU NLNovember 20011
      ↓ Hawk, Ferruginous Buteo regalis AB SK MBApril 1995 
      ↔ Hawk, Red-shouldered Buteo lineatus ON QC NBApril 1996 
∆  Heron fannini subspecies, Great Blue Ardea herodias fannini BCApril 1997 
∆    ↔ Murrelet, Ancient Synthliboramphus antiquus BCNovember 2004**
[]    ↔ Owl, Barn Tyto albaWestern populationBCNovember 20011
[]    ↔ Owl, Flammulated Otus flammeolus BCNovember 20011
∆  Owl, Short-eared Asio flammeus YT NT NU BC AB SK MB ON QC NB PE NS NLApril 1994 
[]    ↔ Rail, Yellow Coturnicops noveboracensis NT BC AB SK MB ON QC NBNovember 20011
∆    P Screech-Owl kennicottii subspecies, Western Megascops kennicottii kennicottii BCMay 20021
∆    ↔ Sparrow princeps subspecies, Savannah Passerculus sandwichensis princeps NSMay 20001
∆  Thrush, Bicknell's Catharus bicknelli QC NB NSApril 1999 
∆    ↔ Warbler, Cerulean Dendroica cerulea ON QCMay 20031
      ↔ Waterthrush, Louisiana Seiurus motacilla ON QCApril 1996 
[]    ↔ Woodpecker, Lewis's Melanerpes lewis BCNovember 20011
∆  Woodpecker, Red-headed Melanerpes erythrocephalus SK MB ON QCApril 1996 

Reptiles (9)

Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment DateSARA
∆  Boa, Rubber Charina bottae BCMay 20031
∆  Lizard, Greater Short-horned Phrynosoma hernandesi AB SKApril 1992 
∆  Milksnake Lampropeltis triangulum ON QCMay 20021
∆    ↑ Racer, Western Yellow-bellied Coluber constrictor mormon BCNovember 2004**
∆  Ribbonsnake, Eastern Thamnophis sauritusGreat Lakes populationONMay 20021
∆  Skink, Five-lined Eumeces fasciatus ONApril 1998 
∆  Skink, Western Eumeces skiltonianus BCMay 20021
∆  Turtle, Northern Map Graptemys geographica ON QCMay 20021
∆  Turtle, Wood Glyptemys insculpta ON QC NB NSApril 1996 

Amphibians (7)

Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment DateSARA
∆  Frog, Coast Tailed Ascaphus truei BCMay 20001
[]    ↔ Frog, Northern Leopard Rana pipiensWestern Boreal/Prairie populationsNT AB SK MBNovember 20021
∆    ↔ Frog, Red-legged Rana aurora BCNovember 20041
∆    ↔ Frog, Red-legged Rana aurora BCNovember 20041
[]+   ↔ Salamander, Coeur d'Alene Plethodon idahoensis BCNovember 20011
[]    ↔ Salamander, Spring Gyrinophilus porphyriticus ON QCMay 20021
[]    ↔ Toad, Great Plains Bufo cognatus AB SK MBMay 20021
∆  Toad, Western Bufo boreas YT NT BC ABNovember 20021