Laysan finch (Telespyza cantans)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Laysan finch is a member of the honeycreeper family. The adult male has a yellow head, breast, and back, a gray neck collar, and whitish belly. The adult female has a yellow crown with some brown streaking, a gray collar, yellow throat and breast, and the back feathers have dark brown spots edged with brown with a trace of yellow. Yellow on the female is less brilliant than that on the male. The length is 6 to 6.5 inches and the male is slightly larger than the female.
- States/US Territories in which the Laysan finch, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Hawaii
- US Counties in which the Laysan finch, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Laysan finch, Wherever found is known to occur:
Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
- Additional species information
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|03/11/1967||Pacific Region (Region 1)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|03/11/1967||32 FR 4001||Endangered Species List - 1967|
|02/13/2015||80 FR 8100 8103||Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 133 Species in Hawaii, Oregon, Idaho, and Washington|
|03/06/2012||77 FR 13248 13251||5-Year Status Reviews of 46 Species in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Montana, Hawaii, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands:Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information.|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|10/04/1984||Recovery Plan for the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Passerines||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|02/13/2015||80 FR 8100 8103||Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 133 Species in Hawaii, Oregon, Idaho, and Washington||
|03/06/2012||77 FR 13248 13251||5-Year Status Reviews of 46 Species in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Montana, Hawaii, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands:Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information.||
|08/19/2014||Laysan finch 5-year review 2014|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Laysan finch.
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Laysan finch.
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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