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Endangered Species

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.

Red Listed Species

Red listed species are those that are deemed to at great risk of disappearing from the area altogether.

Blue Listed Species

Blue listed species are those that are deemed to be of special concern as they are particularly sensitive to disturbances.

Western grebe

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
  • Olympic Shrew

Blue-Listed Species

(vulnerable or sensitive)

  • Little Brown Bat
  • Townsend’s big-eared bat
  • Yuma myotis
  • Fringed Myotis
  • Hoary Bat
  • Trowbridge’s shrew
Moutain Beaver
Oregon spotted frog

Amphibians

Red-Listed Species

(endangered or threatened)

  • Oregon spotted frog

Blue-Listed Species

(vulnerable or sensitive)

  • Red-legged frog
  • Coastal Giant Salamander

Reptiles

Red-Listed Species

(endangered or threatened)

  • Western pond turtle (XT)
  • Gopher snake (catenifer subsp.)

Blue-Listed Species

(vulnerable or sensitive)

  • Painted turtle
Western pond turtle
Salish Suckerfish

Fish

Red-Listed Species

(endangered or threatened)

  • Salish Suckerfish
  • Nooksack Dace
  • White Sturgeon
  • Pygmy Longfin smelt

Blue-Listed Species

(vulnerable or sensitive)

  •  Green Sturgeon
  • Cutthroat Trout (clarkii subsp.)
  • Bull Trout
  • Eulachon