Eskimo curlew (Numenius borealis)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

The Eskimo curlew, Numenius borealis Forster is a medium-sized shorebird (about 30 cm long) with a slender, slightly downcurved bill; dark crown and rather indistinct pale crownstripe; cinnamon tone above with whole underparts washed cinnamon; heavy v-shaped black marks and barring on breast and flanks; underwings and axillaries bright cinnamon with brown barrings; and legs bluish-grey with reticulated scales posteriorly.

  • States/US Territories in which the Eskimo curlew, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:  Texas
  • US Counties in which the Eskimo curlew, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • Countries in which the the Eskimo curlew, Wherever found is known to occur:  Canada
  • Additional species information
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1967-03-11 Alaska Region (Region 7) Wherever found

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
2011-06-22 00:00:00.0 76 FR 36491 36493 Eskimo Curlew; Initiation of 5-Year Status Review and Request for Information
1967-03-11 00:00:00.0 32 FR 4001 Endangered Species List - 1967
1970-06-02 00:00:00.0 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)
2016-05-23 00:00:00.0 81 FR 32342 32343 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of a 5-Year Review of the Eskimo Curlew
1970-04-14 00:00:00.0 35 FR 6069 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Endangered Species Conservation); 35 FR 6069

» Recovery

Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
2011-06-22 76 FR 36491 36493 Eskimo Curlew; Initiation of 5-Year Status Review and Request for Information
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
2016-05-23 81 FR 32342 32343 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of a 5-Year Review of the Eskimo Curlew
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
2016-12-21 Eskimo Curlew (Numenius borealis) 5-year Review
2011-08-31 Eskimo Curlew (Numenius borealis) 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Eskimo curlew.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Eskimo curlew.

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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