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Species at Risk

May 25, 1997|Associated Press

The species of birds and other animals found in the Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge, including those considered by the state and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to be endangered, threatened or of special concern.

Endangered:

Key deer

Manatee

Silver rice rat

Lower Keys marsh rabbit

Green turtle

Leatherback turtle

Hawksbill turtle

Arctic peregrine falcon

Threatened:

Bald eagle

White crown pigeon

Piping plover

Least tern

Of special concern:

Little blue heron

White ibis

Osprey

Tricolor heron

Reddish egret

Snowy egret

Roseate spoonbill

Black skimmer

Brown pelican

Others:

Greenback heron

Great egret

Yellow crown night heron

Great white heron

Magnificent frigate bird

Sandwich tern

Royal tern

Whimbrel

Short-billed dowitcher

Black-bellied plover

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