Species at Risk in the Race Rocks Ecological Reserve

Organisms that are considered to be  Species at Risk which either stop at Race Rocks during migration , or overwinter there or are regular residents in the  Race Rocks Ecological Reserve are listed here: The image links to the page in our taxonomy and Image gallery:
Canada’s Species at Risk Act:

SARA: Species at risk
COSEWIC: Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada: The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) provides advice to government on the status of wildlife species and was established as a legal entity under the Species at Risk Act.

 

 Species migrant or resident at Race Rocks Link to Species at risk registry
Categories of Risk/concern
ancient Ancient Murrelet
Synthliboramphus antiquus
COSEWIC : SPECIAL CONCERN
swallowclose-2 Barn Swallow
Hirundo
Rustica
COSEWIC: Threatened
rmaug2410heronl Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias fannini
COSEWIC: Special Concern
hlark2 Horned lark
Eremophila
Alpestris
COSEWIC:Threatened
raisamarbmurrlet Marbled Murrelet
Brachyramphus marmoratus
COSEWIC: Threatened
1-25-2011 11-18-26 AM-S  Peregrine Falcon
Falco
peregrinus pealii
COSEWIC Special concern
raisamay1010redknotm Red Knot
Calidris
canutus
COSEWIC
rufa subspecies
Endangered
ACsealions Steller’s Sealion
Eumetopias
jubatus
COSEWIC
Special Concern

 

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  • Visibility: 15 Miles
  • Wind: 5-10 N/NE, picked up to 25-40 knots SW overnight
  • Sky: sunny and clear
  • Water: mostly calm, choppy at times

Boats/Visitors

  • Saw two ecotour boats go by
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  • The pups were left alone last night and today, thankfully. Had a peaceful day of sleeping in the sun and recovering from being attacked several times over the last few days.
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