New York Field Office
Northeast Region

Species in New York State

Federally Listed, Proposed, and Candidate Species in New York State (see pdf file here)

Plants

American hart's-tongue fern (Asplenium scolpendrium var. americanum) - Threatened:
Species Profile

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea) - Threatened:
Species Profile

Houghton's goldenrod (Solidago houghtonii) - Threatened:
Species Profile
5-year review initiated
FWS Fact Sheet

Leedy's roseroot (Rhodiola integrifolia ssp. leedyi (=Sedum integrifolium ssp. l.)) - Threatened:
Species Profile
http://www.fws.gov/midwest/Endangered/plants/leedysro.html

Northeastern bulrush (Scirpus ancistrochaetus) - Endangered:
Species Profile

Northern wild monkshood (Aconitum noveboracense) - Threatened:
Species Profile
FWS Fact Sheet

Sandplain gerardia (Agalinis acuta) - Endangered:
Species Profile

Seabeach amaranth (Amaranthus pumilus) - Threatened:
Species Profile
New Jersey Field Office seabeach amaranth website

Small whorled pogonia (Isotria medeoloides) - Threatened:
Species Profile
FWS Fact Sheet

Swamp Pink (Helonias bullata) - Threatened:
Species Profile

Insects

Karner Blue Butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) - Endangered:
Species Profile
Karner blue butterfly website

Mollusks

Chittenango Ovate Amber Snail (Novisuccinea chittenangoensis) - Threatened:
Species Profile

Protecting New York's Thumbnail-sized Snail

Clubshell (Pleurobema clava) - Endangered:
Species Profile
Mussel Survey Guidance (2.17 MB pdf)
Fact Sheet

Dwarf wedgemussel (Alasmidonta heterodon) - Endangered:
Species Profile
Mussel Survey Guidance (2.17 MB pdf)
Fact Sheet (pdf)
NYSDEC Information

Rayed bean (Villosa fabalis) - Endangered:
Species Profile
2012 Fact Sheet
FWS website
Mussel Survey Guidance (2.17 MB pdf)
Status Assessment

Birds

Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) - Delisted:
Species Profile
Eagle Guidelines Site
FWS: Three Management Actions for Bald Eagles
Final Definition of Disturb under Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (pdf)
Proposed Rule for Take Authorization under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (pdf)
General Information
NYSDEC Bald eagle fact sheet
Notice of Availability for Definition of Disturbed (pdf)
Notice of Availability for Management Guidelines (same link as above)
Disturb notice (same link as above)

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus)
Atlantic Coast Breeding Population - Threatened:
Species Profile
U.S. Atlantic Coast to Avoid Take Under Section 9 of the Endangered Species Act
FWS piping plover website
The Service's Guidelines for Managing Fireworks in the Vicinity of Piping Plovers and Seabeach Amaranth on the U.S. Atlantic Coast.
The Service's Guidelines for Managing Recreational Activities in Piping Plover Breeding Habitat on the U.S. Atlantic Coast to Avoid Take Under Section 9 of the Endangered Species Act
Guidance on Cats & Dogs at the Beach (pdf)

Great Lakes Breeding Population - Endangered:
Species Profile
Great Lakes Plover Population Brochure (3.1 MB pdf)
Eastern Lake Ontario Barrier Beach State's Newest Natural Heritage Area
Final Rule Designating Critical Habitat
Wintering Population Critical Habitat Information

Red knot (Calidris canutus) - Proposed:
Species Profile
FWS website
South Shore Estuary Reserve Shorebirds Report 1998
Federal Register Notice: Reopening of Comment Period for Listing

Roseate tern (Sterna dougallii dougallii) - Endangered:
Species Profile
5-year review initiated

Reptiles

Bog Turtle (Clemmys [=Glyptemys] muhlenbergii) - Threatened:
Species Profile
Bog turtle website

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) - Candidate for listing:
Species Profile
FWS website
2011 Candidate Notice of Review
Survey protocol
Handbook for Land Managers
NYSDEC website

Mammals

Indiana Bat (Myotis sodalis) - Endangered:
Species Profile
Indiana bat website

New England cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus transitionalis) - Candidate for listing:
Species Profile
Northeast Region Information
FWS Fact Sheet (pdf)
CT DEP Fact Sheet
NYSDEC Information
Environmental Defense Fund: New England Cottontail Habitat Management

Northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) - Proposed:
Species Profile
Northern long-eared bat website

Fish

Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) - Endangered:
http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/species/fish/atlanticsturgeon.htm
Federal Register Notice

Additional information:
http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/6945.html

Shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) - Endangered:
http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/species/fish/shortnosesturgeon.htm

More information on species under jurisdiction of NOAA Fisheries

More information on species under jurisdiction of NYSDEC


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Species in New York State

Last updated: August 19, 2014
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