LISTED AND PROPOSED ENDANGERED AND THREATENED SPECIES AND CRITICAL HABITAT; CANDIDATE SPECIES; AND SPECIES OF CONCERN

IN GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY

AS PREPARED BY

THE U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

WESTERN WASHINGTON FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICE

 

(Revised November 1, 2007)

 

LISTED

 

Brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) [outer coast]

 

Bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus)

 

Marbled murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus)

 

Northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina)

 

Oregon silverspot butterfy (Speyeria zerene hippolyta)

 

Short-tailed albatross (Phoebastria albatrus) [outer coast]

 


Western snowy plover (Charadrius alexandrinus nivosus)

 

Major concerns that should be addressed in your Biological Assessment of

project impacts to listed species include:

 

1.†††††††† Level of use of the project area by listed species.

 

2.†††††††† Effect of the project on listed species' primary food stocks, prey species, and foraging areas in all areas influenced by the project.

 

3.†††††††† Impacts from project activities and implementation (e.g., increased noise levels, increased human activity and/or access, loss or degradation of habitat) that may result in disturbance to listed species and/or their avoidance of the project area.

 

 

DESIGNATED

 

Critical habitat for bull trout

 

Critical habitat for the marbled murrelet

 

Critical habitat for the northern spotted owl

 

Critical habitat for the western snowy plover

 

PROPOSED††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

None

 

 


CANDIDATE

 

Streaked horned lark (Eremophila alpestris strigata)

Yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus)

 

 

SPECIES OF CONCERN

 

Aleutian Canada goose (Branta canadensis leucopareia)

Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

Cascades frog (Rana cascadae)

Coastal cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki clarki) [southwest Washington DPS]

Columbia torrent salamander (Rhyacotriton kezeri)

Long-eared myotis (Myotis evotis)

Long-legged myotis (Myotis volans)

Makah=s copper (butterfly) (Lycaena mariposa charlottensis)

Newcomb=s littorine snail (Algamorda newcombiana)

Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)

Northern sea otter (Enhydra lutris kenyoni)

Olive-sided flycatcher (Contopus cooperi)

Olympic torrent salamander (Rhyacotriton olympicus)

Pacific lamprey (Lampetra tridentata)

Pacific Townsend=s big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii townsendii)

Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus)

River lamprey (Lampetra ayresi)

Tailed frog (Ascaphus truei)

Tufted puffin (Fratercula cirrhata)

Van Dyke=s salamander (Plethodon vandykei)

Western gray squirrel (Sciurus griseus griseus)

Western toad (Bufo boreas)

Aster curtus (white-top aster)

Cimicifuga elata (tall bugbane)

Dodecatheon austrofrigidum (frigid shootingstar)

Sanicula arctopoides (footsteps of spring; bearís-foot sanicle)