Hawaiian petrel (Pterodroma phaeopygia sandwichensis)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Dark-rumped Petrel, also known as the Hawaiian Petrel, has a dark gray head, wings, and tail, and a white forehead and belly. It has a stout grayish-black bill that is hooked at the tip, and pink and black feet. This bird measures 16 inches in length and has a wing span of three feet. It has a distinctive call during breeding season that sounds like “oo ah oo.” They also have calls that sound like the yapping of a small dog.
- States/US Territories in which the Hawaiian petrel, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Hawaii
- US Counties in which the Hawaiian petrel, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- Additional species information
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|03/11/1967||Pacific Region (Region 1)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|04/25/1983||Hawaiian Dark-rumped Petrel and Newell's Manx Shearwater Recovery Plan||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|03/16/2009||74 FR 11130 11133||Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 103 Species in Hawaii||
|02/12/2016||81 FR 7571||Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 76 Species in Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Idaho||
|09/30/2011||Hawaiian dark-rumped petrel (Pterodroma phaeopygia sandwichensis), 5-Year Review Summary and Evaluation|
» Critical Habitat
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