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 ↓

Western Toad 1
Anaxyrus boreas
Boreal Chorus Frog 1
Pseudacris maculata
Columbia Spotted Frog 2
Rana luteiventris
Pileated Woodpecker 3
Dryocopus pileatus
Short-eared Owl 4
Asio flammeus
Whooping Crane 5
Grus americana
Sharp-tailed Grouse 6
Tympanuchus phasianellus
Buff-breasted Sandpiper 7
Calidris subruficollis
Short-billed Dowitcher 8
Limnodromus griseus
Long-billed Dowitcher 9
Limnodromus scolopaceus
Wandering Tattler 10
Tringa incana
Whimbrel 11
Numenius phaeopus
Ruddy Turnstone 12
Arenaria interpres
Red Phalarope 13
Phalaropus fulicarius
Red-necked Phalarope 14
Phalaropus lobatus
Wilson's Phalarope 15
Phalaropus tricolor
Black Tern 16
Chlidonias niger
Black Guillemot 17
Cepphus grylle
Parasitic Jaeger 18
Stercorarius parasiticus
Horned Grebe 19
Podiceps auritus
Pied-billed Grebe 20
Podilymbus podiceps
Peregrine Falcon 21
Falco peregrinus
Common Nighthawk 10
Chordeiles minor
Common Eider 22
Somateria mollissima
Redhead 23
Aythya americana
Hooded Merganser 24
Lophodytes cucullatus
Harlequin Duck 25
Histrionicus histrionicus
Swainson's Hawk 26
Buteo swainsoni
Double-crested Cormorant 27
Phalacrocorax auritus
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 7
Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Rusty Blackbird 28
Euphagus carolinus
Northern Shrike 29
Lanius borealis
Bluethroat 30
Luscinia svecica
Gray-headed Chickadee 31
Poecile cinctus
Olive-sided Flycatcher 7
Contopus cooperi
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher 7
Empidonax flaviventris
Eastern Phoebe 32
Sayornis phoebe
Red-eyed Vireo 7
Vireo olivaceus
Philadelphia Vireo 33
Vireo philadelphicus
Blue-headed Vireo 34
Vireo solitarius
Smith's Longspur 7
Calcarius pictus
Le Conte's Sparrow 10
Ammodramus leconteii
Brewer's Sparrow 35
Spizella breweri
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 36
Pheucticus ludovicianus
Western Tanager 7
Piranga ludoviciana
Eastern Yellow Wagtail 37
Motacilla tschutschensis
Canada Warbler 38
Cardellina canadensis
Ovenbird 39
Seiurus aurocapilla
Bay-breasted Warbler 40
Setophaga castanea
Magnolia Warbler 33
Setophaga magnolia
Cape May Warbler 41
Setophaga tigrina
Black-and-white Warbler 42
Mniotilta varia
Mourning Warbler 40
Geothlypis philadelphia
Woods Bison 43
Bison bison athabascae
Gray Whale 44
Eschrichtius robustus
Bowhead Whale 45
Balaena mysticetus
Little Brown Bat 46
Myotis lucifugus
Northern Myotis 47
Myotis septentrionalis
Polar Bear 48
Ursus maritimus
Fisher 43
Martes pennanti
Collared Pika 49
Ochotona collaris
Woodchuck 50
Marmota monax
Ogilvie collared lemming
Dicrostonyx nunatakensis
Bering Cisco 51
Coregonus laurettae
Bull Trout 52
Salvelinus confluentus
Dolly Varden Char 53
Salvelinus malma malma
Yukon Floater 54
Anodonta beringiana
Variable Checkerspot 55
Euphydryas chalcedona
False Comma 56
Nymphalis l-album
Milbert's Tortoiseshell 57
Aglais milberti
Pacific Orangetip 58
Anthocharis sara
Philip's Tiger Moth 59
Grammia philipiana
Kluane Tiger Moth 60
Arctia brachyptera
Kononenko's Dodia 59
Dodia kononenkoi
Straight-lined Dodia 59
Dodia verticalis
Gypsy Cuckoo-bee 61
Bombus bohemicus
Yellowbanded Bumble Bee 62
Bombus terricola
Western Bumble Bee mckayi subspecies 59
Bombus occidentalis mckayi
Common Claybank Tiger Beetle 63
Cicindela limbalis
Oblique-lined Tiger Beetle 63
Cicindela tranquebarica
Boreal Snaketail 64
Ophiogomphus colubrinus
Canada Darner 64
Aeshna canadensis
Carcross Dune Tachinid 59
Germaria angustata
American Alpine Lady Fern 65
Athyrium distentifolium americanum
Northern holly fern 66
Polystichum lonchitis
Siberian Polypody 67
Polypodium sibiricum
long beech fern 43
Phegopteris connectilis
Maidenhair Spleenwort 68
Asplenium trichomanes-ramosum
Mountain Cliff Fern 69
Woodsia scopulina
ostrich fern 70
Matteuccia struthiopteris
Alaska moonwort 71
Botrychium alaskense
slender moonwort 67
Botrychium lineare
Rattlesnake Fern 72
Botrypus virginianus
Leathery Grape Fern 73
Sceptridium multifidum
spiny-spored quillwort 74
Isoetes echinospora
Maritime Quillwort 59
Isoetes maritima

Edited by Yukon Conservation Data Centre, L.G. Johanson, Bruce Bennett, and Randi Mulder, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

Photo Credits

  • 1. (c) J. N. Stuart, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 2. (c) Todd Pierson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 3. (c) Scott Young, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
  • 4. (c) Kentish Plumber, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 5. (c) Larry Meade, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 6. (c) p.of.c, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
  • 7. (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 8. (c) barloventomagico, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 9. (c) Robin Horn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 10. (c) Greg Lasley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Greg Lasley
  • 11. (c) Ingrid Taylar, some rights reserved (CC BY)
  • 12. (c) Isidro Vila Verde, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
  • 13. (c) Paul Cools, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Paul Cools
  • 14. (c) Mike Baird, some rights reserved (CC BY)
  • 15. (c) dominic sherony, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  • 16. (c) Maggie.Smith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
  • 17. (c) ecologyweb, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 18. (c) Andrew, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
  • 19. (c) Ekaterina Chernetsova (Papchinskaya), some rights reserved (CC BY)
  • 20. (c) Nick Chill, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 21. (c) David A. Hofmann, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 22. (c) David Merrett, some rights reserved (CC BY)
  • 23. (c) John Clare, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 24. (c) Henry T. McLin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 25. (c) Ashley Tubbs, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
  • 26. (c) Rocklin Lyons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
  • 27. (c) Blake Matheson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
  • 28. (c) Wikimedia Commons, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  • 29. (c) Massimiliano Sticca, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 30. (c) Ján Svetlík, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 31. (c) Crotach (offline), some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 32. (c) Dan Pancamo, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  • 33. (c) Laura Gooch, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 34. (c) Kelly Colgan Azar, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
  • 35. (c) K Schneider, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
  • 36. (c) Trisha Shears, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  • 37. (c) pseudolapiz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 38. (c) Jeremy Meyer, some rights reserved (CC BY)
  • 39. (c) mtovar, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
  • 40. (c) Tom Benson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 41. (c) Dominic Sherony, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  • 42. (c) Andy Jones, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
  • 43. (c) Arthur Chapman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 44. (c) Joe McKenna, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 45. anonymous, no known copyright restrictions (public domain)
  • 46. (c) Matt Reinbold, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  • 47. (c) U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, some rights reserved (CC BY)
  • 48. (c) Martha de Jong-Lantink, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 49. (c) sea-kangaroo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by sea-kangaroo
  • 50. (c) cuskelly, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by cuskelly
  • 51. (c) Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 52. (c) Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  • 53. (c) Biodiversity Heritage Library, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 54. (c) Femorale, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
  • 55. (c) Patrick Dockens, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 56. (c) D. Gordon E. Robertson, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  • 57. (c) Zac Cota, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Zac Cota
  • 58. (c) d_robichaud, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 59. (c) L.G. Johanson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by L.G. Johanson
  • 60. (c) L.G. Johanson, all rights reserved, uploaded by L.G. Johanson
  • 61. (c) Nigel Jones, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 62. (c) roy pilcher, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by roy pilcher
  • 63. (c) Brad Smith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
  • 64. (c) Jim Johnson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Jim Johnson
  • 65. (c) J Brew, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), uploaded by John Brew
  • 66. (c) Tony Frates, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 67. (c) Tab Tannery, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 68. (c) jan parie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 69. (c) 2009 Keir Morse, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 70. (c) Kari Pihlaviita, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
  • 71. (c) Jason Grant, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Jason Grant
  • 72. (c) Jason Hollinger, some rights reserved (CC BY)
  • 73. (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY)
  • 74. (c) Biopix, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)