List of Species at Risk on PEI

Endangered

Mammals

Little Brown Myotis (Myotis lucifugus)- Jordi Segers

• Little Brown Myotis (Myotis lucifugus)

Northern Myotis (Myotis septentrionalis)- Jordi Segers

• Northern Myotis (Myotis septentrionalis)

Birds

Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus melodus)- Janelle MacLeod

• Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus melodus)

• Eskimo Curlew (Numenius borealis)

Arthropods

Gypsy Cuckoo Bumble Bee (Bombus bohemicus)- Syd Cannings

• Gypsy Cuckoo Bumble Bee (Bombus bohemicus)

Threatened

Birds

• Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor)

• Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica)*

• Leach’s Storm Petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa)*

• Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)*

• Olive-sided Flycatcher (Contopus cooperi)

Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia)- Janelle MacLeod

• Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia)

• Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Canada Warbler (Cardellina canadensis)- Nicole Murtagh

• Canada Warbler (Cardellina canadensis)

Male (left) and female (right) bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus)- Ethan Stenhouse

• Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus)

Fishes

• American Eel (Anguilla rostrata)*

Arthropods

Suckley’s Cuckoo Bumble Bee (Bombus suckleyi)- Kim Mann

• Suckley’s Cuckoo Bumble Bee (Bombus suckleyi)*

Lichens

White-rimmed Shingle Lichen (Fuscopannaria leucosticta)- Jonathan Riley

• White-rimmed Shingle Lichen (Fuscopannaria leucosticta)*

Wrinkled Shingle Lichen (Pannaria lurida)- Caitlin Porter

• Wrinkled Shingle Lichen (Pannaria lurida)

Vascular Plants

• Gulf of St. Lawrence Aster (Symphyotrichum laurentianum)

• Black Ash (Fraxinus nigra)*

Special Concern

Birds

Barrow’s Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica)- Donna Martin

• Barrow’s Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica)

• Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)

• Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)

• Eastern Wood-pewee (Contopus virens)

Red Knot (Calidris canutus rufa)*

• Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus)

Evening Grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus)- Nicole Murtagh

• Evening Grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus)

Fishes

• Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar)*

• Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis)*

Arthropods

Monarch (Danaus plexippus)- Green Thumb Photography

• Monarch (Danaus plexippus)

Yellow-banded Bumble Bee (Bombus terricola)- Janelle MacLeod

• Yellow-banded Bumble Bee (Bombus terricola)

Transverse Lady Beetle (Coccinella transversoguttata)- Raoul Beunen

• Transverse Lady Beetle (Coccinella transversoguttata)

Lichens

Blue Felt Lichen (Degelia plumbea)- Jonathan Riley

•  Blue Felt Lichen (Degelia plumbea)

Frosted Glass-whiskers (Sclerophora peronella)- Cody Chapman

•  Frosted Glass-whiskers (Sclerophora peronella)

Vascular Plants

Beach Pinweed (Lechea maritima)- Sean Blaney

• Beach Pinweed (Lechea maritima)

Species Already Lost:

Extirpated

Mammals

• Canada Lynx (Lynx canadensis)*

• Wolf (Canis lupus)*

• Atlantic Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus)

• American Black Bear (Ursus americanus)*

• American Marten (Martes americana)*

• Caribou (Rangifer tarandus)*

Birds

Extinct

• Passenger Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius)

*Recognized by COSEWIC but not SARA