Woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) COSEWIC assessment and status report
Official title: Woodland Caribou (Rangifer Tarandus Caribou)
Table of contents
- Assessment Summary
- Executive Summary
- COSEWIC Mandate, Membership and Definitions
- Lists of Figures, Tables and Appendices
- Species Information
- Population Sizes and Trends
- Limiting Factors and Threats
- Special Significance of the Populations
- Existing Protection or Other Status
- Summary of Status Report
- Technical Summary
- Acknowledgements and Biographical Summary of Authors
- Authorities Consulted, Collections Examined and Literature Cited
Assessment and Update Status Report
Rangifer Tarandus Caribou
Southern Mountain Population
Northern Mountain Population
Atlantic-Gaspésie Population - Endangered
Boreal Population - Threatened
Southern Mountain Population - Threatened
Northern Mountain Population - Special Concern
Newfoundland Population - Not at Risk
Committee on the Status
of Endangered Wildlife
Comité sur la situation
des espèces en péril
COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:
Please note: Persons wishing to cite data in the report should refer to the report (and cite the author(s)); persons wishing to cite the COSEWIC status will refer to the assessment (and cite COSEWIC). A production note will be provided if additional information on the status report history is required.
COSEWIC 2002. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the woodland caribou Rangifer tarandus caribou in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. xi + 98 pp.
(Species at Risk Status Reports)
Thomas, D.C., and D.R. Gray. 2002. Update COSEWIC status report on the woodland caribou Rangifer tarandus caribou in Canada, in COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Woodland Caribou Rangifer tarandus caribou in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 1-98 pp.
Kelsall, J.P. 1984. COSEWIC status report on the woodland caribou Rangifer tarandus caribou in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 103 pp.
The Dawson’s caribou (R. t. dawsoni, caribou dawsoni subspecies), a woodland form that became extinct about 1935 on the island of Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Island), is not included in this report.
The caribou dawsoni subspecies status report was reconfirmed as extinct in 2000, with information provided in a background document prepared by David R. Gray.
For additional copies contact:
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Également disponible en français sous le titre Rapport du COSEPAC sur la situation du caribou des bois (Rangifer tarandus caribou) au Canada - Mise à jour
Woodland Caribou -- Courtesy of the Yukon Government.
© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2003
Catalogue No.: CW69-14/214-2003E-IN
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