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COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Greater Sage Grouse Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus and Centrocercus urophasianus phaios in Canada

COSEWIC

Assessment and Status Report

on the

Greater Sage Grouse

Centrocercus urophasianus

in Canada

Phaios subspecies (Centrocercus urophasianus phaios)

Urophasianus subspecies (Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus)

Greater Sage Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)

 

ENDANGERED – urophasianus subspecies (Prairie Population) / EXTIRPATED – phaios subspecies (British Columbia Population) 2000


COSEWIC

COMMITTEE ON THE STATUS OF ENDANGERED WILDLIFE IN CANADA

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COSEPAC

COMITÉ SUR LA SITUATION DES ESPÈCES EN PÉRIL AU CANADA



COSEWIC
status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk.  This report may be cited as follows:

Please note: Persons wishing to cite data in the report should refer to the report (and cite the author(s)), persons wishing to cite the COSEWIC status will refer to the assessment (and cite COSEWIC).  A production note will be provided if additional information on the status report history is required. 

COSEWIC 2000. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Greater Sage Grouse Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus and Centrocercus urophasianus phaios in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa.  vi + 34 pp. (www.sararegistry.gc.ca/status/status_e.cfm)

Hyslop, Colleen (ed.)  1998 (based on draft 1997 report). COSEWIC status report on the Sage Grouse Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus (Prairie population) Centrocercus urophasianus phaios (B.C. population) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 1-34 pp.

Production note:

A first draft of this report from 1997 is on file with COSEWIC Secretariat. The Greater Sage Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus phaios and Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus) was formerly designated by COSEWIC as the Sage Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) Prairie Population (Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus) and the British Columbia Population (Centrocercus urophasianus phaios).  Throughout the status report the species is referred to as Sage Grouse. Please note that the status recommended in the Section “Evaluation and Recommended Status” of the report may differ from the latest assigned to the species by COSEWIC.

 

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (819) 953-3215
Fax: (819) 994-3684
E-mail
COSEWIC website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Rapport du COSEPAC sur la situation du Tétras des armoises (Centrocercus urophasianus) au Canada

Cover illustration:
Greater Sage Grouse -- Judie Shore, Richmond Hill, Ontario.

© Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2002
Catalogue No. CW69-14/133-2002E-IN
ISBN 0-662-32041-7

 

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