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Categorized List of Species at Risk

made under Section 12 of the

Endangered Species Act

S.N.S. 1998, c. 11

N.S. Reg. 21/2015 (March 26, 2013)

 

Species Name

Status

American marten

(Cape Breton population)

Martes americana

Endangered

Atlantic walrus

Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus

Extirpated

Atlantic whitefish

Coregonus huntsmani

Endangered

Barn swallow

Hirundo rustica

Endangered

Black ash

Fraxinus nigra

Threatened

Bicknell’s thrush

Catharus bicknelli

Endangered

Blanding’s turtle

Emydoidea blandingii

Endangered

Blue felt lichen

Degelia plumbea

Vulnerable

Bobolink

Dolichonyx oryzivorus

Vulnerable

Boreal felt lichen

Erioderma pedicellatum

Endangered

Brook floater

Alasmidonta varicosa

Threatened

Canada lynx

Lynx canadensis

Endangered

Canada warbler

Cardellina canadensis

Endangered

Chimney swift

Chaetura pelagica

Endangered

Common nighthawk

Chordeiles minor

Threatened

Eastern baccharis

Baccharis hamilifolia

Threatened

Eastern lilaeopsis

Lilaeopsis chinensis

Vulnerable

Eastern mountain avens

Geum peckii

Endangered

Eastern ribbonsnake

Thamnophis sauritus

Threatened

Eastern whip-poor-will

Antrostomus vociferus

Threatened

Eastern white cedar

Thuja occidentalis

Vulnerable

Eastern wolf

Canis lupis

Extirpated

Eastern wood peewee

Contopus virens

Vulnerable

Eelgrass limpet

Lottia alveus alveus

Extinct

Golden crest

Lophiola aurea

Vulnerable

Great auk

Pinguinus impennis

Extinct

Harlequin duck

Historonicus historonicus

Endangered

Hoary willow

Salix candida

Endangered

Labrador duck

Camptorynchus labradonius

Extinct

Little brown myotis

Myotis lucifugus

Endangered

Long’s bulrush

Scirpus longii

Vulnerable

Macropis cuckoo bee

Epeoloides pilosulus

Endangered

Moose (mainland Nova Scotia population)

Alces alces americana

Endangered

New Jersey rush

Juncus caesariensis

Vulnerable

Northern myotis

Myotis septentrionalis

Endangered

Olive-sided flycatcher

Contopus cooperi

Threatened

Passenger pigeon

Ectopistes migratorius

Extinct

Peregrine falcon

Falco peregrinus anatum

Vulnerable

Pink coreopsis

Coreopsis rosea

Endangered

Piping plover

Charadrius melodius

Endangered

Plymouth gentian

Sabatia kennedyana

Endangered

Prototype quillwort

Isoetes prototypus

Vulnerable

Ram’s-head lady slipper

Cypripedium arietinum

Endangered

Red knot

Calidris canutus rufa

Endangered

Redroot

Lachnanthes caroliana

Vulnerable

Rockrose (Canada frostweed)

Helianthemum canadense

Endangered

Roseate tern

Sterna dougallii

Endangered

Rusty blackbird

Euphagus carolinus

Endangered

Sea mink

Mustela macrodon

Extinct

Snapping turtle

Chelydra serpentina

Vulnerable

Spotted pondweed

Potamogeton pulcher

Vulnerable

Sweet pepperbush

Clethra alnifolia

Vulnerable

Thread-leaved sundew

Drosera filiformis

Endangered

Tri-colored bat

Perimyotis subflavus

Endangered

Tubercled spikerush

Eleocharis tuberculosa

Vulnerable

Vole ears

Erioderma mollissimum

Endangered

Water pennywort

Hydrocotyle umbellata

Endangered

Wood turtle

Clemmys insculpta

Threatened

Woodland caribou

Rangifer tarandus

Extirpated

Yellow lamp mussel

Lampsilis cariosa

Threatened