Newfoundland and Labrador Hunter Education Program

 

Wildlife at Risk

Polar Bear

Newfoundland and Labrador's' ecosystem carries an abundant amount of wildlife. Unfortunately, many mammal, fish and plant species are at risk. The Department of Environment and Conservation's' Wildlife Division develops monitoring, recovery and management plans so that no native species becomes extinct.

Peregrine Falcon

Mammals:

  • Polar Bear
  • American Marten
  • Wolverine
  • Woodland Caribou Herds of Labrador
    • Mealy Mountain
    • Red Wine
    • Lac Joseph

Birds:

  • Peregrine Falcon
  • Eskimo Curlew
  • Ivory Gull
  • Red Knot
  • Piping Plover
  • Red Crossbill
  • Chimney Swift
  • Common Nighthawk
  • Barrows Goldeneye
  • Rusty Blackbird
  • Short-Eared Owl
  • Harlequin Duck
  • Gray-Cheeked Thrush

Plants:

  • Barrens Willow
  • Crowded Wormseed Mustard
  • Long’s Braya
  • Low Northern Rockcress
  • Fernald’s Braya
  • Porsild’s Bryum
  • Mountain Fern
  • Fernald’s Milk-vetch
  • Boreal Felt Lichen

Fish:

  • American Eel
  • Banded Killifish

 
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