Tag: Elfin-Woods Warbler
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lists the elfin-woods warbler as a threatened species with exemptions for shade coffee
June 21, 2016 | 7 minute read
Faced with fewer suitable habitat areas, coupled with a declining population, the elfin-woods warbler is now listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today. This action takes effect July 22, 2016, 30 days after its publication in the Federal Register. Under the law, a threatened listing means the species is likely to become in danger of extinction within the foreseeable future. Read the full story...
September 29, 2015 | 5 minute read
Faced with fewer suitable habitat areas coupled with a declining population, the Elfin-woods warbler warrants listing as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is opening a 60-day public comment period on the proposal to add the warbler to the federal list of threatened and endangered species. The Elfin-woods warbler is only found in Puerto Rico. Currently, this bird only exists in El Yunque National Forest in eastern Puerto Rico, and in Maricao Commonwealth Forest and adjacent private lands in western Puerto Rico, but it once had a wider distribution in the Commonwealth. Read the full story...
The elfin-woods warbler was discovered in 1968. In 2016, the elfin-woods warbler was listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act with a Section 4(d) rule providing exemptions for certain agriculture and forestry activities that may benefit the species. Visit the species profile...