Summary of COSEWIC Wildlife Species Assessments, May 2024

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Wildlife species are sorted according to current status and then by common name.

Status Common name (population) Scientific name Range of occurrence
Extirpated Blanchard's Cricket Frog Acris blanchardi ON
Endangered Domed Disc Discus patulus ON
Endangered Gray-headed Chickadee Poecile cinctus NT, YT
Endangered Kirtland's Warbler Setophaga kirtlandii ON, QC
Endangered Pine Broomrape Aphyllon pinorum BC
Endangered Salish Sucker Catostomus sp. cf. catostomus BC
Threatened Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus AB, BC, SK
Threatened Rough-leaved Aster Eurybia radulina BC
Special Concern Pacific Sandpirate Lasiopogon pacificus BC
Special Concern Prairie-dock Silphium terebinthinaceum ON
Special Concern Willowleaf Aster Symphyotrichum praealtum ON
Not at Risk Narwhal Monodon monoceros NL, NU, QC, Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean

Meeting date: May 9, 2024

About us

The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) is an independent advisory panel to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada that meets twice a year to assess the status of wildlife species at risk of extinction. Members are wildlife biology experts from academia, government, non-governmental organizations and the private sector responsible for designating wildlife species in danger of disappearing from Canada.

COSEWIC secretariat

Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 St. Joseph Blvd, 14th floor
Gatineau QC K1A 0H3