Hawaiian petrel (Pterodroma phaeopygia sandwichensis)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

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, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  Hawaii
  • US Counties in which the Hawaiian petrel, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • Additional species information
 
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
10/04/2005 70 FR 57888 57889 Application for an Incidental Take Permit for the Kaheawa Pastures Wind Generation Facility, Ukumehame, Maui, Hawaii
03/16/2009 74 FR 11130 11133 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 103 Species in Hawaii
03/11/1967 32 FR 4001 Endangered Species List - 1967
07/15/2004 69 FR 42447 42449 Environmental Review of Proposed Incidental Take Permit and Habitat Conservation Plan for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative, Hawaii
08/26/2004 69 FR 52519 52519 Environmental Review of Proposed Incidental Take Permit and Habitat Conservation Plan for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative, Hawaii.
07/12/2011 76 FR 40927 40929 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Draft Habitat Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment for Construction and Operations at Kauai Lagoons Resort and Golf Course on Kauai, HI
02/08/2011 76 FR 6811 6812 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permit; Construction and Operation of Kaheawa II Wind Energy Generation Facility, Maui, HI; Draft Habitat Conservation Plan and Draft Environmental Assessment
11/09/2010 75 FR 68819 68821 Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for Issuance of an Incidental Take Permit for the Proposed Kauai Seabird Habitat Conservation Plan on Kauai, HI
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
12/07/2011 76 FR 76432 76434 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Incidental Take Permit Application; Habitat Conservation Plan and Associated Documents; Meteorological Towers, Lanai, HI
11/09/2010 75 FR 68821 68823 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permit; Construction and Operation of Kaheawa II Wind Energy Generation Facility, Maui, HI; Draft Habitat Conservation Plan and Draft Environmental Assessment
07/08/2008 73 FR 39025 39026 Incidental Take Permit Application for Construction and Operation of Seven Meteorological Towers on Lanai, Hawaii

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
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
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
03/16/2009 74 FR 11130 11133 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 103 Species in Hawaii
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
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
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
09/30/2011 Hawaiian dark-rumped petrel (Pterodroma phaeopygia sandwichensis), 5-Year Review Summary and Evaluation

» Critical Habitat

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

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
Auwahi Wind Farm - Maui
Kaheawa Pastures Windfarm (KWPI) - Maui
Kaheawa Wind Power II (KWPII) - Maui
Kaheawa Wind Power I (KWPI) - Maui; Amendment for Kaheawa Pastures Windfarm
Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC)
Kauai Lagoons
Lanai Meteorological Towers

» Petitions

» Life History

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

» Other Resources

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