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Endangered or Threatened Species in the Cold River Watershed

To the best of our knowledge, this list includes the endangered or threatened animals supported by the Cold River and river corridor environment. Additional letters indicate whether these animals are endangered [E] or threatened [T] species and if they are significant at a national [N] or state [S] level.

Animal Species

Location

E or T

  N or S

Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Bald eagle 

Walpole, Alstead,
Langdon

E

N

Falco peregrinus 
Peregrine falcon

Walpole 

E

N

Circus cyaneus 
Northern harrier

Walpole 

T

S

Accipter cooperii 
Copper's hawk 

Walpole, Langdon, 
Lempster

T

S

Pandion haliaetus
Osprey

  Walpole, Unity

T

S

Cistothorus platensis 
Sedge wren

Walpole, Lempster

E

S

Cortalus horridus 
Timber rattlesnake

Walpole 

E

S

The source for the above list was Resource Inventory for the Cold River Corridor, August 1996, developed by Douglas G. Payne. Payne based his information on a variety of reliable sources, including Natural Heritage Inventory records, the Atlas of Breeding Birds in New Hampshire, and the Audubon Society of New Hampshire bird database. Log and water