Skip to Content

Your Link to Muskoka's Water!


Species at Risk in Muskoka 

There are 35 Species at Risk found in Muskoka.



Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) - Special Concern

Black tern (Chlidonias niger) - Special Concern

Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) - Threatened

Canada warbler (Wilsonia canadensis) - Special Concern

Cerulean warbler (Dendroica cerulea) - Threatened

Chimney swift (Chaetura pelagica) - Threatened

Common nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) - Special Concern

Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna) - Threatened

Golden-winged warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera) - Special Concern

Least bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) - Threatened

Olive-sided flycatcher (Contopus cooperi) - Special Concern

Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) - Threatened

Red-headed woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) - Special Concern

Whip-poor-will (Caprimulgus vociferus) - Threatened




Eastern foxsnake (Elaphe gloydi) - Endangered

Eastern hog-nosed snake (Heterodon platirhinos) - Threatened

Eastern massassauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) - Threatened

Eastern milksnake (Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum) - Special Concern

Eastern ribbonsnake (Thamnophis sauritus) - Special Concern


Blanding's turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) - Threatened

Eastern musk turtle (Sternotherus odoratus) - Threatened

Northern map turtle (Graptemys geographica) - Special Concern

Snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina) - Special Concern

Spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata) - Endangered


Common five-lined skink (Eumeces fasciatus) - Special Concern



Branched bartonia (Bartonia paniculata) - Threatened

Broad beech fern (Phegopteris hexagonoptera) - Special Concern

Butternut (Juglans cinerea) - Endangered

Engelmann's quillwort (Isoetes engelmannii) - Endangered

Forked three-awned grass (Aristida basiramea) - Endangered



Monarch butterfly (Danarus plexippus) - Special Concern

West Virginia white butterfly (Pieris virginiensis) - Special Concern



Lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) - Threatened

Northern brook lamprey (Ichthyomyzon fossor) - Special Concern



Eastern wolf (Canis lupus lycaon) - Special Concern