Yreka Fish and Wildlife Office
Pacific Southwest Region
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Endangered Species

Local Species Information

Yreka Fish and Wildlife Office biologists perform work that involves a variety of animal and plant species.  The following links provide information including identification and life history characteristics for these species.


Amphibians  
Plethodon species

Siskiyou Mountains (Plethodon stormi) and Scott Bar (Plethodon asupak) salamanders

 Birds  
Bald eagle Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
Barred owl Barred owl (Strix varia)
Marbled murrelet Marbled murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus)
Northern goshawk Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) 
Northern spotted owl Northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina)

Fish

 
Chinook salmon Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytshca)
Suckers

Lost River (Deltistes luxatus) and Shortnose (Chasmistes brevirostris) suckers

Coho salmon Southern Oregon/Northern California Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch)
Invertebrates  
Vernal pool fairy shrimp Vernal pool fairy shrimp (Branchinecta lynchi)
 Mammals  
Fisher Fisher (Martes pennanti)  
Plants  
Siskiyou mariposa lily Siskiyou mariposa lily (Calochortus persistens) 
Yreka phlox Yreka Phlox (Phlox hirsuta)