endangered/listed....

Federal & State endangered and/or listed species known to occur on or near the vicinty of the Newport Banning Ranch property are listed below.

Species   Status
Invertebrates
San Diego fairy shrimp - Branchinecta sandiegonensis   Federal listed endangered species. Observed on property during surveys.
Riverside fairy shrimp - Streptocephalus woottoni   Federal listed endangered species.
Fish
Tidewater goby - Eucyclogobius newberryi   Federal listed endangered species, State species of special concern.
Amphibians
Western spadefoot - Spea [Scaphiopus] hammondii   State species of special concern.
Arroyo toad - Anaxyrus [Bufo] californicus   Federal listed endangered species, State species of special concern.
California red-legged frog - Rana draytonii   Federal listed threatened species, State species of special concern.
Reptiles
South western pond turtle - Actinemys [Clemmys] marmorata pallida   State species of special concern.
Coast [San Diego] horned lizard - Phrynosoma coronatum [blainvillii population]   State species of special concern.
[Belding’s] orange-throated whiptail - Aspidoscelis
[Cnemidophorus] hyperythra [beldingi]
  State species of special concern..
Silvery legless lizard - Anniella pulchra pulchra   State species of special concern.
Coast patch-nosed snake - Salvadora hexalepis virgultea   State species of special concern.
Two-striped garter snake - Thamnophis hammondii   State species of special concern.
Northern red diamond rattlesnake - Crotalus ruber ruber   State species of special concern.
Birds
American white pelican (nesting colony) - Pelecanus erythrorhynchos   State species of special concern.
California brown pelican (nesting colony, communal roosts) - Pelecanus occidentalis californicus   Federal listed endangered species, State endangered species
Double-crested cormorant (rookery sites) - Phalacrocorax auritus   State watch list.
Least bittern (nesting) - Ixobrychus exilis   State species of special concern.
White-faced ibis (rookery sites) Plegadis chihi   State watch list.
Whistling duck (nesting) - Dendrocygna bicolor fulvous   State species of special concern.
Cooper’s hawk (nesting) - Accipiter cooperii   State species watch list. Observed on property during surveys.
Sharp-shinned hawk (nesting) - Accipiter striatus   State species watch list. Observed on property during surveys.
Golden eagle (nesting, non-breeding/wintering) - Aquila chrysaetos   State watch list and fully protected species list.
Ferruginous hawk (non-breeding wintering) - Buteo regalis   State species watch list.
Swainson’s hawk (nesting) - Buteo swainsoni   State threatenedspecies list.
Northern harrier (nesting) - Circus cyaneus   State species of special concern. Observed on the property during suveys.
White-tailed kite (nesting) - Elanus leucurus   State fully protected. Observed on property during surveys.
Bald eagle nesting, non-breeding/wintering - Haliaeetus leucocephalus   State endangered species and State fully protected list.
Osprey (nesting) - Pandion haliaetus   State species watch list. Observed on property during surveys.
Merlin (non-breeding/wintering) - Falco columbarius   State species watch list.Observed on property during surveys.
Prairie falcon (nesting) - Falco mexicanus   State species watch list.
American peregrine falcon (nesting) - Falco peregrinus anatum   State candidate for delisting, State fully protected species.
California black rail - Laterallus jamaicensis coturniculus   State threatened list, State fully protected species..
Light-footed clapper rail - Rallus longirostris levipes   Federal listed endangered species. State endangered species, State fully protected species.
Western snowy plover (nesting) - Charadrius alexandrinus nivosus   Federal threatened species list. State species of special concern.
Long-billed curlew (nesting) - Numenius americanus   State species watch list.
California gull (nesting colony) - Larus californicus   State species watch list. Observed on property during surveys.
Gull-billed tern (nesting colony) - Geochelidon nilotica   State species of special concern.
Black skimmer (nesting colony) - Rynchops niger   State species of special concern.
California least tern (nesting colony) - Sternula [Sterna] antillarum browni   Federal listed endangered species. State endangered species, State fuly protected.
Western yellow-billed cuckoo (nesting) - Coccyzus americanus occidentalis   Federal candidate for protection. State endangered species.
Short-eared owl (nesting) - Asio flammeus   State species of special concern.
Long-eared owl (nesting) - Asio otus   State species of special concern.
Burrowing owl (burrow sites, some wintering sites) - Athene cunicularia   State species of special concern. Observed on property during surveys.
Vaux’s swift (nesting) - Chaetura vauxi   State species of special concern.
Black swift (nesting) - Cypseloides niger   State species of special concern.
Southwestern willow flycatcher (nesting) - Empidonax traillii extimus   Federal listed endangered species. State endangered species.
Loggerhead shrike (nesting) - Lanius ludovicianus   State species of special concern. Observed on property during surveys.
Least Bell’s vireo (nesting) - Vireo bellii pusillus   Federal listed endangered species. State endangered species. Observed on property during surveys.
California horned lark - Eremophila alpestris actia   State watch list. Observed on property during surveys.
Purple martin (nesting) - Progne subis   State species of special concern.
Bank swallow (nesting) - Riparia riparia   State threatened species.
Coastal cactus wren - Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus sandiegensis   State species of special concern. Observed on property during surveys.
Clark’s marsh wren - Cistothorus palustris clarkae   State species of special concern.
Coastal California gnatcatcher - Polioptila californica californica   Federal listed threatened and State species of special concern. Observed on property during surveys.
Yellow warbler (nesting) - Dendroica petechia brewsteri   State species of special concern. Observed on property during surveys.
Yellow-breasted chat (nesting) - Icteria virens   State species of special concern. Observed on property during surveys.
Southern California rufous-crowned sparrow - Aimophila ruficeps canescens   Potentially suitable habitat, but outside current known range; not expected to occur.
Grasshopper sparrow (nesting) - Ammodramus savannarum   State species of special concern.
Bell’s sage sparrow (nesting) - Amphispiza belli belli   State species watch list.
Belding’s savannah sparrow - Passerculus sandwichensis beldingi   State endangered species. Observed on property during surveys.
Large-billed savannah sparrow - Passerculus sandwichensis rostratus   State species of special concern.
Tricolored blackbird (nesting colony) - Agelaius tricolor   State species of special concern.
Mammals
Southern California saltmarsh shrew - Sorex ornatus salicornicus   State species of special concern.
Mexican long-tongued bat - Choeronycteris mexicana   State species of special concern.
Pallid bat - Antrozous pallidu   State species of special concern.
Townsend’s big-eared bat - Corynorhinus townsendiiu   State species of special concern.
Hoary bat - Lasiurus cinereus   State listed special animal.
Western yellow bat - Lasiurus xanthinus   State species of special concern.
Western mastiff bat - Eumops perotis californicus   State species of special concern.
Pocketed free-tailed bat - Nyctinomops fermorosaccus   State species of special concern.
Big free-tailed bat - Nyctinomops macrotis   State species of special concern.
Pacific pocket mouse - Perognathus longimembris pacificus   Federal endangered species, State species of special concern.
South coast marsh vole - Microtus californicus stephensi   State species of special concern.
San Diego desert woodrat - Neotoma lepida intermedia   State species of special concern.
Southern grasshopper mouse - Onychomys torridus ramona   State species of special concern.
American badger - Taxidea taxus   State species of special concern.

Source=Newport Banning Ranch EIR - Section 4.6 Biology Resources (12 MB)