Nihoa finch (Telespyza ultima)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Nihoa Finch is very similar to the Laysan Finch but smaller. The male has a bright yellow head, neck, and breast with a broad grey band between the neck and mid-back. The lower back and rump of the male are gray. Females have a yellow throat and breast streaked with brown, the head and back are brown streaked with black. It measures about 6 inches in length.
- States/US Territories in which the Nihoa finch, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Hawaii
- US Counties in which the Nihoa finch, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Nihoa 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
|02/13/2015||80 FR 8100 8103||Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 133 Species in Hawaii, Oregon, Idaho, and Washington|
|03/11/1967||32 FR 4001||Endangered Species List - 1967|
|03/16/2009||74 FR 11130 11133||Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 103 Species in Hawaii|
|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||
|03/16/2009||74 FR 11130 11133||Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 103 Species in Hawaii||
|09/20/2011||Nihoa Finch (Telespiza ultima), 5-Year Review Summary and Evaluation|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Nihoa finch.
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Nihoa finch.
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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