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COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Great Blue Heron, fannini subspecies in Canada

COSEWIC
assessment and update status report
on the
Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias fannini
fannini
subspecies
in Canada

Great Blue Heron - Ardea Blue Heron

Special concern
2008


COSEWIC
Committee on the status
of endangered wildlife
in Canada
COSEWIC logo

COSEPAC

Comité sur la situation
des espèces en péril
au Canada

 

Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in 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:

COSEWIC. 2008. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Great Blue Heron fannini subspecies Ardea herodias fannini in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 39 pp.
(Species at Risk Status Reports)

Previous reports:

Butler, W. R. 1997. COSEWIC status report on the Pacific Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias fannini in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. ii + 9 pp.

Production note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Ross Vennesland and Rob Butler for writing the update status report on the Great Blue Heron fannini subspecies, in Canada, prepared with funding provided by the B.C. Ministry of Environment, Parks Canada Agency and Environment Canada. This report was overseen and edited by Dr. Marty Leonard, Co-chair COSEWIC Birds Specialist Subcommittee, with input from members of 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/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca
http://www.cosewic.gc.ca

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le grand héron de la sous-espèce fannini (Ardea herodias fannini) au Canada – Mise à jour.

Cover illustration:
Great Blue Heron -- Photo by John F. Bargman.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2008
Catalogue No. CW69-14/543-2008E-PDF
ISBN 978-0-662-48821-7

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