Micronesian megapode (Megapodius laperouse)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

38 cm. Medium-sized, dark megapode with paler head. Mostly brownish-black with short pale grey crest. Yellow bill, red facial skin showing through thin feathers. Unusually large, dingy yellow legs and feet.

  • States/US Territories in which the Micronesian megapode, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  Guam , Northern Mariana Islands , Palau
  • US Counties in which the Micronesian megapode, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • Countries in which the the Micronesian megapode, Entire is known to occur:  Palau
  • Additional species information
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
06/02/1970 Pacific Region (Region 1) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
02/18/2014 79 FR 9263 9264 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of Five Species in Oregon, Palau, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands
04/29/2008 73 FR 23264 23266 Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews for 70 Species in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and the Pacific Islands
06/02/1970 35 FR 8491 8498 Part 17 - Conservation of Endangered Species and Other Fish or Wildlife (First List of Endangered Foreign Fish and Wildlife as Appendix A)
09/25/1997 62 FR 50398 50399 Availabitliy of Draft Recovery plan for the Micronesian megapode (Megapodius leperouse laperouse) for Review and Comment

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
04/10/1998 Recovery Plan for the Micronesian Megapode (Megapodius laperouse laperouse) View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
04/29/2008 73 FR 23264 23266 Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews for 70 Species in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and the Pacific Islands
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
02/18/2014 79 FR 9263 9264 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of Five Species in Oregon, Palau, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
09/25/1997 62 FR 50398 50399 Availabitliy of Draft Recovery plan for the Micronesian megapode (Megapodius leperouse laperouse) for Review and Comment
  • Notice Doc. Availability
Five Year Review
Date Title
08/27/2010 Micronesian megapode (Megapodius laperouse) 5 year review

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Micronesian megapode.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Micronesian megapode.

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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