Carlsbad Fish & Wildlife Office
Pacific Southwest Region
 

Threatened and Endangered Species

coastal California Gnatcatcher

 

The coastal California gnatcatcher measures about 4.5 inches in length. It has dark blue-gray feathers on its back and grayish-white feathers on its underside. This bird feeds on insects and inhabits coastal sage scrub habitat in portions of southern California and Mexico.

A photo of the coastal California gnatcatcher is available on Flickr

 

 

2011

Oct. 25, 2011 News Release Announcing 90-Day Finding Determining Coastal California Gnatcatcher is a Valid Subspecies and Should Remain Listed as Threatened

2007

Dec. 12, 2007 News Release Announcing Revised Critical Habitat for Coastal California Gnatcatcher and San Diego fairy shrimp

April 3, 2007, New Release for Reopening of Comment Period for Coastal California Gnatcatcher and San Diego Fairy Critical Habitat Proposals

 

2004

April 8, 2004 Press Release Announcing Availability of Economic Analyses for Coastal California Gnatcatcher and San Diego Fairy Shrimp Critical Habitat, and Notice of Proposed Taxonomic Change for the Coastal California Gnatcatcher

 

 

2003

April 24, 2003, News Release for Proposed Revision of the 2000 Critical Habitat Designation for the Coastal California Gnatcatcher

 

 

Documents and information, including Federal Register notices, Recovery Plans and 5-Year Reviews relating to the coastal California gnatcatcher, are available through the Service's Environmental Conservation Online System (ECOS) - CA GNATCATCHER

 

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