There are 34 bird species in Washington State that fall into one of the WDFW categories that represent species in peril.
SEVEN of these species are Endangered, the highest level of concern.
Streaked Horned Lark
Sand Hill Crane
Northern Spotted Owl
FOUR species are considered Threatened the second highest level of concern.
Greater Sage Grouse
American White Pelican
Columbia Sharp-tailed Grouse
ONE species is within the Sensitive category
and TWENTY-TWO species are considered State Candidate species, meaning they are being monitored closely for population changes and the potential need to be listed in the near future.
Oregon Vesper Sparrow
Slender-billed White-Breasted Nuthatch
Follow this link to WDFW web site and check back often as we will provide updates to a imperiled bird species