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Part 3
Biodiversity Conservation in Canada - Appendix

| Mammals | Birds | Fish | Amphibians and Reptiles | Plants |

 

COSEWIC status designations

Extinct: Any indigenous species of fauna or flora formerly indigenous to Canada no longer known to exist anywhere.

Extirpated: Any indigenous species of fauna or flora no longer known to exist in the wild in Canada but existing elsewhere.

Endangered: Any indigenous species of fauna of flora whose existence in Canada is threatened with immediate extinction through all or a significant portion of its range, owing to the action of humans.

Threatened: Any indigenous species of fauna or flora that is likely to become endangered in Canada if the factors affecting its vulnerability do not become reversed.

Vulnerable: Any indigenous species of fauna or flora that is particularly at risk because of low or declining numbers, occurrence at the fringe of its range or in restricted areas, or for some other reason, but is not a threatened species.

COSEWIC listed species at risk that are found in Quebec

Mammals

ENDANGERED

Beluga Whale - St. Lawrence R. pop.

Beluga Whale - Ungava Bay pop

Mountain Lion

Wolverine - Eastern pop.(PQ/NF/LAB)

THREATENED

Beluga Whale - E Hudson Bay pop

Woodland Caribou - Maritime pop.

VULNERABLE

Blue Whale

Fin Whale

Gaspe shrew

Grey Fox

Harbour Seal

Humpback Whale - Northwest Atl. Pop.

Polar Bear

Southern Flying Squirrel

Birds

ENDANGERED

Harlequin Duck - Eastern pop.

Kirtland's Warbler

Loggerhead Shrike - Eastern pop

Anatum Peregrine Falcon

Piping Plover

THREATENED

Roseate Tern

VULNERABLE

Caspian Tern

Cerulean Warbler

Ivory Gull

Least Bittern

Red headed Woodpecker

Red-shouldered Hawk

Short-eared Owl

Tundra Peregrine Falcon

Fish

THREATENED

Channel Darter

Copper Redhorse

Great Lake Deepwater Sculpin

Eastern Sand Darter

Margined Madtom

VULNERABLE

Kiyi

Northern Brook Lamprey

River Redhorse

Amphibians and Reptiles

THREATENED

Eastern Spiny Softshelled Turtle

VULNERABLE

Spotted Turtle

Wood Turtle

Plants

THREATENED

American Ginseng

American Water-willow

Anticosti Aster

Blunt-lobed Woodsia

Van Brunt's Jacob's-Ladder

White Wood Aster

VULNERABLE

American Elm

Green Dragon

Gulf of St. Lawrence Aster

Provancher's Fleabane

Victorin's Gentian

Victorin's Water Hemlock

 

 

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