2874 thumb Yukon Species of Conservation Concern Guide

Yukon is known to be home to at least 10,000 plant and animal species, some found nowhere else in Canada and several nowhere else in the world. Help the Conservation Data Centre (CDC) better understand species ...more ↓

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Western Toad 1
Anaxyrus boreas
Small
Boreal Chorus Frog 1
Pseudacris maculata
5692107558 2c13eecb5f m
Columbia Spotted Frog 2
Rana luteiventris
499981592 22410c8958 m
Pileated Woodpecker 3
Dryocopus pileatus
4451785466 f52872ff16 m
Short-eared Owl 4
Asio flammeus
3583286090 2b1062894e m
Whooping Crane 5
Grus americana
4069373709 76cf849371 m
Sharp-tailed Grouse 6
Tympanuchus phasianellus
3982088511 eb447c9081 m
Buff-breasted Sandpiper 7
Calidris subruficollis
3810026767 cd5259e7dc m
Short-billed Dowitcher 8
Limnodromus griseus
8483814331 687fa9d7e4 m
Long-billed Dowitcher 9
Limnodromus scolopaceus
Small
Wandering Tattler 10
Tringa incana
12215290354 0868efb439 m
Whimbrel 11
Numenius phaeopus
473835684 9c0e3e1f76 m
Ruddy Turnstone 12
Arenaria interpres
Small
Red Phalarope 13
Phalaropus fulicarius
500243357 3436c7da97 m
Red-necked Phalarope 14
Phalaropus lobatus
741288885 b994d2751c m
Wilson's Phalarope 15
Phalaropus tricolor
3843914998 9e571324c7 m
Black Tern 16
Chlidonias niger
5262517187 fe40349140 m
Black Guillemot 17
Cepphus grylle
2702009004 d449c3c3fe m
Parasitic Jaeger 18
Stercorarius parasiticus
13909570780 f8bee13773 m
Horned Grebe 19
Podiceps auritus
4416953743 a037f51308 m
Pied-billed Grebe 20
Podilymbus podiceps
47143 260 190
Peregrine Falcon 21
Falco peregrinus
89845 260 190
Common Nighthawk 22
Chordeiles minor
3576455518 73b29fe185 m
Common Eider 23
Somateria mollissima
14568165343 eba58668b7 m
Redhead 24
Aythya americana
355334429 f3ea5c9474 m
Hooded Merganser 25
Lophodytes cucullatus
16377514452 7a286c7164 m
Harlequin Duck 26
Histrionicus histrionicus
3429468966 4ab9c5835a m
Swainson's Hawk 27
Buteo swainsoni
3219902210 49dd331423 m
Double-crested Cormorant 28
Phalacrocorax auritus
439779782 122ee6bcf0 m
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 7
Stelgidopteryx serripennis
22099 260 190
Rusty Blackbird 29
Euphagus carolinus
6925960193 aedbcaa96b m
Northern Shrike 30
Lanius borealis
4475657251 523be66e00 m
Bluethroat 31
Luscinia svecica
3234195499 2d36bfa252 m
Gray-headed Chickadee 32
Poecile cinctus
2497653627 5ce6888112 m
Olive-sided Flycatcher 7
Contopus cooperi
6131993858 e5642a1b49 m
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher 7
Empidonax flaviventris
72517 260 190
Eastern Phoebe 33
Sayornis phoebe
4539226143 ae725f7a26 m
Red-eyed Vireo 7
Vireo olivaceus
7305104576 ddcf245443 m
Philadelphia Vireo 34
Vireo philadelphicus
15482278565 c79a168802 m
Blue-headed Vireo 35
Vireo solitarius
4647330906 d437218927 m
Smith's Longspur 7
Calcarius pictus
Small
Le Conte's Sparrow 10
Ammodramus leconteii
7981429673 baa659d40d m
Brewer's Sparrow 36
Spizella breweri
2465603556 526ff25980 m
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 37
Pheucticus ludovicianus
2478631560 43b360f835 m
Western Tanager 7
Piranga ludoviciana
13668141205 a4a3c5b1ed m
Eastern Yellow Wagtail 38
Motacilla tschutschensis
3863821430 bbd796d5ae m
Canada Warbler 39
Cardellina canadensis
54277 260 190
Ovenbird 40
Seiurus aurocapilla
8754764295 cc1391a8d9 m
Bay-breasted Warbler 41
Setophaga castanea
6121553125 8857816865 m
Magnolia Warbler 34
Setophaga magnolia
3203467113 6f983791f1 m
Cape May Warbler 42
Setophaga tigrina
Small
Black-and-white Warbler 43
Mniotilta varia
8754781635 fac79f723b m
Mourning Warbler 41
Geothlypis philadelphia
3884993701 c1c5c3b6fd m
Woods Bison 44
Bison bison athabascae
4467477140 4f5549b44e m
Gray Whale 45
Eschrichtius robustus
81104 260 190
Bowhead Whale 46
Balaena mysticetus
673915993 eabef33055 m
Little Brown Bat 47
Myotis lucifugus
5881232758 01290f95b7 m
Northern Myotis 48
Myotis septentrionalis
2890311916 2fa8d5743f m
Polar Bear 49
Ursus maritimus
6222717167 667651fa9e m
Fisher 44
Martes pennanti
Small
Collared Pika 50
Ochotona collaris
66760 260 190
Woodchuck 51
Marmota monax
Ogilvie collared lemming
Dicrostonyx nunatakensis
95467 260 190
Bering Cisco 52
Coregonus laurettae
19427 260 190
Bull Trout 53
Salvelinus confluentus
6309070806 261e3a7ff6 m
Dolly Varden Char 54
Salvelinus malma malma
32013 260 190
Yukon Floater 55
Anodonta beringiana
2453431082 bea17b033a m
Variable Checkerspot 56
Euphydryas chalcedona
240px compton tortoiseshell, temagami
False Comma 57
Nymphalis l-album
Small
Milbert's Tortoiseshell 58
Aglais milberti
52947 260 190
Pacific Orangetip 59
Anthocharis sara
Small
Philip's Tiger Moth 60
Grammia philipiana
Small
Kluane Tiger Moth 62
Arctia brachyptera
Small
Kononenko's Dodia 60
Dodia kononenkoi
Small
Straight-lined Dodia 60
Dodia verticalis
503695660 efa823bf44 m
Gypsy Cuckoo-bee 63
Bombus bohemicus
44374 260 190
Yellowbanded Bumble Bee 64
Bombus terricola
Small
Western Bumble Bee mckayi subspecies 60
Bombus occidentalis mckayi
1423100579 0b06218c8d m
Common Claybank Tiger Beetle 65
Cicindela limbalis
1391409533 b984da5a53 m
Oblique-lined Tiger Beetle 65
Cicindela tranquebarica
66161 260 190
Boreal Snaketail 66
Ophiogomphus colubrinus
Small
Canada Darner 67
Aeshna canadensis
Small
Carcross Dune Tachinid 60
Germaria angustata
Small
American Alpine Lady Fern 68
Athyrium distentifolium americanum
8226167058 733cf01d41 m
Northern holly fern 69
Polystichum lonchitis
8203940547 a090e6a239 m
Siberian Polypody 70
Polypodium sibiricum
4729678921 db137d0ee1 m
long beech fern 44
Phegopteris connectilis
5225746351 436600b566 m
Maidenhair Spleenwort 71
Asplenium trichomanes-ramosum
16019 260 190
Mountain Cliff Fern 72
Woodsia scopulina
5939311703 15d8c1a550 m
ostrich fern 73
Matteuccia struthiopteris
Small
Alaska moonwort 74
Botrychium alaskense
5284529165 c94358c794 m
slender moonwort 70
Botrychium lineare
3818505878 0210c26dee m
Rattlesnake Fern 75
Botrypus virginianus
Small
Leathery Grape Fern 76
Sceptridium multifidum
85717 260 190
spiny-spored quillwort 77
Isoetes echinospora
Small
Maritime Quillwort 60
Isoetes maritima

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