Attwater's Greater prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Attwater's prairie chicken is a small, brown bird about 17 inches long, with short, rounded, dark tail. Males have large orange air sacs on the sides of their necks. During mating season, males make a "booming" sound, amplified by inflating the air sacs on their necks, that can be heard 1/2 mile away.
This species is listed wherever it is found, but
- States/US Territories in which the Attwater's Greater prairie-chicken, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: Texas
- US Counties in which the Attwater's Greater prairie-chicken, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Attwater's Greater prairie-chicken, Entire is known to occur:
ATTWATER PRAIRIE CHICKEN NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
- For more information: http://www.fws.gov/southwest/refuges/texas/attwater/index.html
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|03/11/1967||Southwest Region (Region 2)||Entire|
» Federal Register Documents
» Action Plans
|08/05/2009||Attwater's prairie chicken spotlight species action plan|
» RecoveryRecovery Plan Information Search
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|04/26/2010||Attwater's Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri) Recovery Plan, Second Revision||View Implementation Progress||Final Revision 2|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|04/26/2010||75 FR 21649 21650||Attwater's Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri) Recovery Plan, Second Revision|
|11/19/2007||72 FR 65058 65059||Draft Revised Recovery Plan for the Attwater's Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri)|
|04/23/2007||72 FR 20134 20136||5-Year Reviews of 24 Southwestern Species|
|04/28/2010||Attwater's prairie chicken 5-year review|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Attwater's Greater prairie-chicken, Entire.
» Conservation Plans
|SHA Plan Summaries|
|Coastal Prairie Coalition (GLCI) Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative|
|Gulf Coast Prairies (aka Coastal Prairie Conservation Initiative [CLCI])|
No petition findings have been published for the Attwater's Greater prairie-chicken, Entire.
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
» Other Resources
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