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

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