Light-Footed Clapper rail (Rallus longirostris levipes)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The light-footed clapper rail is a hen-sized marsh bird that is long-legged, long-toed, and approximately 14 inches long. It has a slightly down-curved beak and a short, upturned tail. Males and females are identical in plumage. Their cinnamon breast contrasts with the streaked plumage of its grayish brown back and gray and white barred flanks.
- States/US Territories in which the Light-Footed Clapper rail, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: California
- US Counties in which the Light-Footed Clapper rail, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Light-Footed Clapper rail, Wherever found is known to occur:
San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge, Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge
- Additional species information
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|10/13/1970||California/Nevada Region (Region 8)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|06/24/1985||Light-footed Clapper Rail Recovery Plan - Revised||View Implementation Progress||Final Revision 1|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|03/05/2008||73 FR 11945 11950||Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California, Nevada and Southern Oregon||
|04/01/2013||78 FR 19510 19514||Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 56 Species in California and Nevada; request for information||
|05/21/2010||75 FR 28636 28642||Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 34 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of 96 Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada||
|08/10/2009||Light-footed clapper rail 5-Year Review|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Light-Footed Clapper rail.
» Conservation Plans
|SHA Plan Summaries|
|Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Ormond Beach Property|
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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