Reports and References

for Contia tenuis (Common Sharp-tailed Snake)

Reports from BC Conservation Data Centre

BC Species Summary

 

BC Conservation Status Report

 
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Mapped Known Locations

Reports from Other Databases

E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

 

Environment Canada's Species at Risk Website

 

Global Comprehensive Report (NatureServe Explorer)

Species at Risk Brochure

Ovaska, K. 2004. Sharp-tailed Snake. B.C. Minist. Water, Land and Air Prot., Biodiv. Branch. 6pp.

Status Report

COSEWIC. 2009e. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Sharp-tailed Snake Contia tenuis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 38 pp. www.sararegistry.gc.ca/status/status_e.cfm).

 

Spalding, D.J. 1993. Status of the Sharp-tailed Snake in British Columbia. B.C. Minist. Environ., Lands and Parks, Wildl. Branch. Working Rep. WR-57. 15pp.

Recovery and Management Plans

B.C. Ministry of Environment. 2015k. Recovery plan for the Sharp-tailed Snake (Contia tenuis) in British Columbia. Prepared for the B.C. Ministry of Environment, Victoria, BC. 42 pp.

 

B.C. Ministry of Environment. Recovery Planning in BC. B.C. Minist. Environ. Victoria, BC.

 

Environment and Climate Change Canada. 2017aa. Recovery Strategy for the Sharp-tailed Snake (Contia tenuis) in Canada [Proposed]. Species at Risk Act Recovery Strategy Series. Environment and Climate Change Canada, Ottawa. 2 parts, 17 pp. + 42 pp.

 

Environment and Climate Change Canada. 2020d. Recovery Strategy for the Sharp-tailed Snake (Contia tenuis) in Canada. pecies at Risk Act Recovery Strategy Series. Environment and Climate Change Canada, Ottawa. 2 parts, 17 pp. + 42 pp.

 

Sharp-tailed Snake Recovery Team. 2008. Recovery Strategy for the Sharp-tailed Snake (Contia tenuis) in British Columbia. Prepared for the B.C. Ministry of Environment, Victoria, BC. 27 pp.

Best Management Practices

Ovaska, K, S. Lennart, C Engelstoft, L. Matthias, E. Wind and J. MacGarvie. 2004. Best Management Practices for Amphibians and Reptiles in Urban and Rural Environments in British Columbia. Ministry of Water Land and Air Protection, Ecosystems Standards and Planning, Biodiversity Branch

Other Related References

B.C. Ministry of Environment. 2006. Sharp-tailed Snake Identification Guide. 2pp.

 

British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection. 2002. Sharp-tailed Snake Contia tenuis. British Columbia's Wildlife at Risk Fact Sheet. 2pp.

 

Engelstoft, C., and K. Ovaska. 2000. Natural History of the Sharp-Tailed Snake, Contia tenuis, on the Gulf Islands, British Columbia. Pp. 293-294 in L.M. Darling, ed. 2000. Proc. Conf. on the Biology and Manage. Species and Habitats at Risk, Kamloops, B.C., 15-19 Feb., 1999. Vol. 1; B.C. Minist. Environ., Lands and Parks, Victoria, BC, and Univ. College of the Cariboo, Kamloops, BC. 490pp.

 

Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team. 2003. Contia tenuis. In: Species at risk in Garry oak and associated ecosystems in British Columbia. Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team, Victoria, British Columbia.

 

Gregory, L.A., and P.T. Gregory. 1999. The Reptiles of British Columbia, A taxonomic catalogue. B.C. Minist. Environ., Lands and Parks, Victoria. Wildl. Bull. B-88. 28pp.

 

Ovaska, K., and C. Engelstoft. 2003. Attracting Snakes into your Backyard - tips for reptile-friendly landscaping and gardening. Can. Habitat Stewardship Program, Habitat Conservation Trust Fund, and B.C. Minist. Water, Land and Air Prot. 4pp.

 

Storm, R.M., and W.P. Leonard, eds. 1995. Reptiles of Washington and Oregon. Seattle Audubon Soc., The Trailside Ser., Seattle, WA. 176pp.

 

The Reptiles of British Columbia: Sharp-tailed Snake, Contia tenuis. 2004. Univ. Coll. of the Cariboo, and B.C. Minist. Water. Land and Air Prot. Online. Available: http://www.bcreptiles.ca/snakes/sharptail.htm

 

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