Endangered Species

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Langley is home to several species that have been designated as endangered, threatened, vulnerable or sensitive by COSEWIC (Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada), and the Conservation Data Centre of the BC Ministry of Sustainable Resource Management.

Birds

Red-Listed Species

(endangered or threatened)


  • Western grebe
  • Horned lark
    (strigata subsp.)**
  • Peregrine falcon
    (anatum subsp.)
  • Sandhill crane
    (Georgian Depression pop.)**
  • Yellow-breasted chat**
  • Lewis’s woodpecker**
  • Double-crested cormorant
  • Western meadowlark (Georgian Depression pop.)

Blue-Listed Species

(vulnerable or sensitive)


  • Great blue heron
  • Short-eared owl
  • American bittern
  • Green heron
  • Band-tailed pigeon
  • Gyrfalcon**
  • California Gull
  • Short-billed dowitcher
  • Western screech owl
  • (kennicotti subsp.)
  • Barn owl
  • Trumpeter swan

Mammals

Red-Listed Species

(endangered or threatened)


  • Mountain beaver (rufa subsp.)
  • Southern red-backed vole (occidentalis subsp.)
  • Snowshoe hare (washintgtonii subsp.)
  • Long-tailed weasel
  • Keen’s long-eared myotis
  • Townsend’s mole
  • Pacific water shrew

Blue-Listed Species

(vulnerable or sensitive)


  • Townsend’s big-eared bat
  • Trowbridge’s shrew

Amphibians

Red-Listed Species

(endangered or threatened)


  • Oregon spotted frog

Blue-Listed Species

(vulnerable or sensitive)


  • Red-legged frog

Reptiles

Red-Listed Species

(endangered or threatened)


  • Western pond turtle (XT)

Blue-Listed Species

(vulnerable or sensitive)


  • Painted turtle