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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report for the Vesper Sparrow affinis subspecies (Pooecetes gramineus affinis) in Canada

COSEWIC

Assessment and Update Status Report

on the

Vesper Sparrow affinis subspecies

Pooecetes gramineus affinis

 

in Canada

 

Vesper Sparrow affinis subspecies

Endangered 2006

COSEWIC
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada



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:

COSEWIC 2006. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Vesper Sparrow affinis subspecies Pooecetes gramineus affinis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 22 pp. (Species at Risk Public Registry).

 

Production note:

COSEWIC acknowledges Suzanne Beauchesne for writing the status report on the Vesper Sparrow affinis subspecies Pooecetes gramineus affinis in Canada. COSEWIC also gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Vertebrates at Risk Recovery Action Group of the Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team for the preparation of this report. The COSEWIC report review was overseen by Richard Cannings, Co-chair (Birds) of the COSEWIC Birds Species Specialist Subcommittee, with input from members of COSEWIC. That review may have resulted in changes and additions to the initial version of the report.

Please note that throughout the report the Vesper Sparrow affinis subspecies is referred to as the Coastal Vesper Sparrow.

For additional copies contact:

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

K1A 0H3
Tel.: 819-953-3215
Fax: 819-994-3684
COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC Website

 

Également disponible en français sous le titre Ếvaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le spatulaire (Polyodon spathula) au Canada – Mise à jour.

Cover illustration:
Vesper Sparrow affinis subspecies -- Provided by Suzanne Beauchesne.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2006
Catalogue No. CW69-14/504-2006E-PDF
ISBN0-662-43319-X

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