Hawaiian Hawk (Buteo solitarius)

Federal Register | Recovery | Critical Habitat | Conservation Plans | Petitions | Life History

Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

This graceful bird of prey measures 16 to 18 inches in length, the female being larger. Two color phases exist: a dark phase (dark brown head, breast, and underwings), and a light color phase (dark head, light breast and light underwings). Feet and legs are yellowish in adults and greenish in immatures.

This population has been proposed for delisting
  • States/US Territories in which the Hawaiian Hawk, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  Hawaii
  • US Counties in which the Hawaiian Hawk, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • USFWS Refuges in which the Hawaiian Hawk, Entire is known to occur:  Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
03/11/1967 Pacific Region (Region 1) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
03/11/1967 32 FR 4001 Endangered Species List - 1967
08/05/1993 58 FR 41684 41688 ETWP; Proposed Reclassification of the Hawaiian Hawk from Endangered to Threatened Status
02/12/2014 79 FR 8413 8416 Removing the Hawaiian Hawk From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
02/11/2009 74 FR 6853 6854 Removing the Hawaiian Hawk From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
08/06/2008 73 FR 45680 45689 ETWP; Withdrawal of Proposed Reclassification of the Hawaiian Hawk or Io (Buteo solitarius) From Endangered to Threatened; Proposed Rule To Remove the Hawaiian Hawk From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
03/08/2007 72 FR 10547 10550 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 71 Species in Oregon, Hawaii, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Territory of Guam
06/05/2009 74 FR 27004 27005 Removing the Hawaiian Hawk From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
05/09/1984 Hawaiian Hawk Recovery Plan View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
06/05/2009 74 FR 27004 27005 Removing the Hawaiian Hawk From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
  • Notice Public Hearing
  • Notice Reopen Comment
  • Proposed Delisting, Recovered
02/11/2009 74 FR 6853 6854 Removing the Hawaiian Hawk From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
  • Notice Doc. Availability, Draft Post Delisting Monitoring Plan
  • Notice Reopen Comment
  • Proposed Delisting, Recovered
03/08/2007 72 FR 10547 10550 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 71 Species in Oregon, Hawaii, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Territory of Guam
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
08/06/2008 73 FR 45680 45689 ETWP; Withdrawal of Proposed Reclassification of the Hawaiian Hawk or Io (Buteo solitarius) From Endangered to Threatened; Proposed Rule To Remove the Hawaiian Hawk From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
  • Final Withdrawal, Other reasons
  • Notice 12 month petition finding, Warranted
  • Notice 90-day Petition Finding, Substantial
  • Proposed Delisting, Recovered

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Hawaiian Hawk.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Hawaiian Hawk.

» Petitions

» Life History

No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.

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