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Complete Guide 100 pages, plus covers 19,545KB
Table of Contents Table of Contents 56KB
Introduction Introduction, Some Faces of the Species At Risk Community, Message from Stephen Flemming, General Information on Species At Risk 1,033KB
How to Use This Guide Explanation of Typical Species Identificaton & Information Card 150KB
Mammals   Genus species
American Marten Martes americana (Cape Breton Population) 285KB
Canada Lynx Lynx canadensis 326KB
Eastern Moose Alces alces americana (Mainland Population) 323KB
Birds Genus species
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus melodus 297KB
Red Knot Calidris canutus rufa 263KB
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 344KB
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica 303KB
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor 318KB
Olive-Sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi 329KB
Barrow’s Goldeneye Bucephala islandica 325KB
Bicknell’s Thrush Catharus bicknelli 322KB
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus 342KB
Ipswich Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis princeps 381KB
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus anatum 381KB
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus nigrans 347KB
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 305KB
Reptiles Genus species  
Blanding’s Turtle Emydoidea blandingii 360KB
Eastern Ribbonsnake Thamnophis sauritus 364KB
Wood Turtle Glyptemys insculpta 362KB
Fish Genus species
Atlantic Whitefish Coregonus huntsmani 353KB
Atlantic Salmon Salmo salar 402KB
Lichens Genus species  
Boreal Felt Lichen Erioderma pedicellatum 442KB
Frosted Glass-whiskers Sclerophora peronella 348KB
Ghost Antler Lichen Pseudevernia cladonia 403KB
Insects Genus species  
Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus 345KB
Molluscs Genus species    
Yellow Lampmussel Lampsilis cariosa 347KB
Plants Genus species      
Eastern Mountain Avens Geum peckii 321KB
Ram’s Head Lady Slipper Cypripedium arietinum 285KB
Rockrose Helianthemum canadense 446KB
Eastern White Cedar Thuja occidentalis 464KB
Prototype Quillwort Isoetes prototypus 367KB
Plants Genus species - Atlantic Coastal Plain Flora  
Pink Coreopsis Coreopsis rosea 327KB
Thread-leaved Sundew Drosera filiformis 436KB
Water-pennywort Hydrocotyle umbellata 400KB
Plymouth Gentian Sabatia kennedyana 454KB
Golden Crest Lophiola aurea 373KB
Redroot Lachnanthes caroliana 406KB
Tubercled Spike-rush Eleocharis tuberculosa 358KB
Eastern Lilaeopsis Lilaeopsis chinensis 456KB
Long’s Bulrush Scirpus longii 501KB
New Jersey Rush Juncus caesariensis 330KB
Sweet Pepperbush Clethra alnifolia 418KB
Marine Species at Risk    363KB
Extirpated & Extinct Species  
Acknowledgements Acronyms, Notes, Sketches, the Authors, Acknowledgements 211KB
Front Cover   695KB
Back Cover   584KB