Hawaiian Hawk (Buteo solitarius)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
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.
- 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
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|03/11/1967||Pacific Region (Region 1)||Entire|
» Federal Register Documents
|02/11/2009||74 FR 6853 6854||Removing the Hawaiian Hawk From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife|
|03/11/1967||32 FR 4001||Endangered Species List - 1967|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|06/05/2009||74 FR 27004 27005||Removing the Hawaiian Hawk From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|05/09/1984||Hawaiian Hawk Recovery Plan||View Implementation Progress||Final|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Hawaiian Hawk.
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Hawaiian Hawk.
» Life History
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