LISTS OF NATIONAL PRIORITY TRUST SPECIES WHICH OCCUR IN FWS REGION 5
[Selections are species which use habitats in Region 5 and are experiencing significant declines from historic numbers in the continental U.S. - e.g. declining in half or more of the range]
1) MIGRATORY BIRDS, ORGANIZED BY GROUP AND/OR SOURCE
Source: Non-game birds of Management Concern - The 1995 List (subset for the Northeast Region shown below)
American bittern
Bachman's sparrow
Bewick's wren
Bicknell's thrush
Black rail
Black tern
Blue-winged warbler
Chestnut-sided warbler
Common loon
Common tern
Eastern meadowlark
Elfin woods warbler
Field sparrow
Golden-winged warbler
Grasshopper sparrow
Henslow's sparrow
Least bittern
Loggerhead shrike
Northern flicker
Northern goshawk
Northern harrier
Olive-sided flycatcher
Red-headed woodpecker
Red-shouldered hawk
Sedge wren
Short-eared owl
Swainson's warbler
Upland sandpiper
Veery
Wood thrush
Worm-eating warbler
Source: Migratory Bird Management Office additions to this draft list
Canada warbler
Saltmarsh sharp-tailed sparrow
Source: 1995 International Shorebird Survey Report; (subset of species which have been declining and occur in Region 5)
American woodcock
Black-bellied plover
Common snipe
Killdeer
Least sandpiper
Purple sandpiper
Red knot
Sanderling
Semipalmated sandpiper
Short-billed dowitcher
Whimbrel
Waterfowl Population Status 1996; USFWS
Barrows goldeneye
Black duck
Canada geese
Northern pintail
Scaup (greater and lesser)
Scoters (black, white winged, surf)
Source: Migratory Bird Management Office additions to this draft list
Wood duck
Seabirds
Gull-billed tern
2) Threatened/endangered/proposed (joint with NMFS or R5 as lead or coordinating field office)
American burying beetle
American chaffseed
American hart's-tongue fern
Appalachian monkeyface pearly mussel
Atlantic salmon
Atlantic sturgeon
Bald eagle
Birdwing pearly mussel
Bog asphodel
Bog turtle
Canada lynx
Canby's dropwort
Cheat mountain salamander
Chittenango ovate amber snail
Clubshell mussel
Cracking pearly mussel
Cumberland bean pearly mussel
Cumberland monkeyface pearly mussel
Cumberlandian combshell mussel
Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel
Dismal Swamp southeastern shrew
Dromedary pearly mussel
Duskytail darter
Dwarf wedge mussel
Eastern cougar
Eastern prairie fringed orchid
Fanshell mussel
Fine-rayed pigtoe mussel
Flat-spired three-toothed land snail
Furbish's lousewort
Gray bat
Green-blossom pearly mussel
Harperella
Hays Springs amphipod
Holsinger's cave beetle
Houghton's goldenrod
Indiana bat
James River spinymussel
Jesup's milk-vetch
Karner blue butterfly
Knieskern's beaked-rush
Lee County Cave isopod
Leedy's roseroot
Little-wing pearly mussel
Madison Cave isopod
Maryland darter
Michaux's sumac
Northeastern beach tiger beetle
Northeastern bulrush
Northern riffleshell mussel
Northern wild monkshood
Oyster mussel
Peregrine falcon (eastern) been delisted Federally, still listed by states
Peters Mountain mallow
Pink mucket pearly mussel
Piping plover
Plymouth redbelly turtle
Puritan tiger beetle
Purple bean mussel
Red-cockaded woodpecker
Ring pink mussel
Roanoke logperch
Robbins' cinquefoil
Roseate tern
Rough rabbitsfoot mussel
Running buffalo clover
Sandplain gerardia
Seabeach amaranth
Sensitive joint-vetch
Shale barren rock-cress
Shenandoah salamander
Shiny pigtoe mussel
Shortnose sturgeon
Slender chub
Small whorled pogonia
Small-anthered bittercress
Smooth coneflower
Spotfin chub
Swamp pink
Tan riffleshell mussel
Tuberculed-blossom pearly mussel
Virginia big-eared bat
Virginia fringed mountain snail
Virginia northern flying squirrel
Virginia roundleaf birch
Virginia sneezeweed
Virginia spiraea
Yellowfin madtom
3) Fishes
Anadromous fishes
American eel
American shad
River herring
Interjurisdictional fishes [from the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Comm.]
Bluefish
Horseshoe crab
Summer flounder
Tautog
Weakfish
Winter flounder