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Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus)
- COSEWIC Assessment Summary
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COSEWIC Assessment Summary
Assessment Summary – November 2000
Common name : Sage Thrasher
Scientific name : Oreoscoptes montanus
Status : Endangered
Reason for designation : In Canada, this species occurs in very small numbers within a restricted range. Sagebrush habitat availability and quality are under significant pressure in British Columbia, the only province where the species breeds reguarly.
Occurrence : British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan
Status history : Designated Endangered in April 1992. Status re-examined and confirmed in November 2000. Last assessment based on an update status report.
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