CNAP Priority Species

There are 26 species that have been selected for focused actyion over the first five years of the Action Plan. These species are in need of urgent conservation action and have very specific  management needs.










These species are:

Wildcat (Felis silvestris)
Mountain hare (Lepus timidus)
Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris)
Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus)
Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)
Small dark yellow underwing (Anarta cordigera)
Mining bee (Andrena marginata)
Pine hoverfly (Blera fallax)
Pearl bordered fritillary (Boloria euphrosyne)
Northern February red stonefly (Brachyptera putata)
Northern damselfly (Coenagrion hastulatum)
Kentish glory (Endronis versicolora)
Dark bordered beauty (Epione vespertaria)
Freshwater pearl mussel (Margaritifera)
Violet oil beetle (Meloe violaceus)
Northern silver stiletto fly (Spiriverpa lunulata)
Wood ants (4 species)
Alpine blue sow thistle (Cicerbita alpina)
Twinflower (Linnaea borealis)
One flowered wintergreen (Moneses uniflora)
Tufted saxifrage (Saxifraga cespitosa)
Green shield moss (Buxbaumia viridis)
Scarlet splash (Cytidia salicina)
Crimson waxcap (Hygrocybe punicea)
Powdered sunshine lichen (Vulpicida pinastri)

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