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Bird Checklists of the United States

Pine Island, Matlacha Pass, Island Bay,
Caloosahatchee National Wildlife Refuges

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Listed Species

The following is a list of species that occur within the expansion area and are included in either the Federal Endangered Species List or are listed by the State of Florida as species of special concern:


GFC = Game and Fish Department
FWS = Fish and Wildlife Service
SSC = Species of special concern
T = Threatened
E = Endangered

                                                                      Designated Status
Common Name(s)                      Scientific Name                   GFC           FWS

FISH ___ Common Snook Centropomus undecimalis SSC -

REPTILES ___ Eastern Indigo Snake Drymarchon punctatus acric T T ___ Corn Snake Elaphe guttata guttata SSC* - ___ Mangrove Salt Marsh Snake Nerodia fasciata taeniata T T ___ Florida Brown Snake Storeria dekayi victa T* - ___ Peninsula Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sauritus sackeni T* - ___ Florida Pine Snake Pituophis melanoleucus mugitus SSC - ___ Short-tailed Snake Stilosoma extenuatum T - ___ American Alligator Alligator mississippiensis T T ___ American Crocodile Crocodylus acutus E E ___ Striped Mud Turtle Kinosternon bauri E* - ___ Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta T T ___ Green Turtle Chelonia mydas mydas E E ___ Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata imbricata E E ___ Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus SSC - ___ Kemp's Ridley Lepidochelys kempi E E
BIRDS ___ Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea SSC - ___ Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor SSC - ___ Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens SSC - ___ Snowy Egret Egretta thula SSC - ___ Wood Stork Mycteria americana E E ___ Limpkin Aramus guarauna SSC - ___ White Ibis Eudocimus albus SSC - ___ Roseate Spoonbill Ajaia ajaja SSC - ___ Piping Plover Charadrius melodus T T ___ Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus T - ___ Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus T T ___ American Kestrel Falco sparverius T - ___ Arctic Pergrine Falcon Falco peregrinus tundrius E - ___ Burrowing Owl Speotyto cunicularia SSC - ___ Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma coerulescens T T ___ Florida Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis pratensis T - ___ Brown Pelican Pelicanus occidentalis T - ___ Red-cockaded Woodpecker Picoides borealis T E ___ Snail Kite Rostrhamus sociabilis E E
MAMMALS ___ West Indian Manatee Trichechus manatus E E ___ Sherman's Short-tailed Shrew Blarina brevicauda shermanii SSC - ___ Florida Mouse Podomys floridanus SSC - ___ Big Cypress (Mangrove) Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger avicennia T - ___ Sherman's Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger shermani SSC -

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