Light-Footed Clapper rail (Rallus longirostris levipes)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

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
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1970-10-13 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Wherever found

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
2010-05-21 00:00:00.0 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
1970-08-25 00:00:00.0 35 FR 13519 13520 Notice of Proposed Rule Making (Conservation of Endangered Species and Other Fish or Wildlife)
2005-05-03 00:00:00.0 70 FR 22898 22899 Availability of Environmental Document and Receipt of an Application for an Incidental Take Permit ssociated with a Safe Harbor Agreement for Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Ormond Beach Property, Ventura County, CA
2013-04-01 00:00:00.0 78 FR 19510 19514 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 56 Species in California and Nevada; request for information
2004-06-04 00:00:00.0 69 FR 31632 31635 Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for an Incidental Take Permit for the Multiple Habitat Consrevation Program, Carlsbad, CA
1970-10-13 00:00:00.0 35 FR 16047 16048 Appendix D - United States List of Endangered Native Fish and Wildlife; 35 FR 16047 16048
2008-03-05 00:00:00.0 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
2005-03-14 00:00:00.0 70 FR 12497 12498 Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the North County Multiple Species Conservation Program, San Diego, CA

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
1985-06-24 Light-footed Clapper Rail Recovery Plan - Revised View Implementation Progress Final Revision 1
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
2008-03-05 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
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
2013-04-01 78 FR 19510 19514 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 56 Species in California and Nevada; request for information
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
2010-05-21 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
  • Notice 5-year Review, Completion
Five Year Review
Date Title
2009-08-10 Light-footed clapper rail 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Light-Footed Clapper rail.

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
MHCP, City of Carlsbad Habitat Management Plan
MSCP, City of Chula Vista Subarea Plan
MSCP, City of La Mesa Subarea Plan
MSCP, City of Poway Subarea Plan
MSCP, City of San Diego Subarea Plan
MSCP, County of San Diego Subarea Plan
San Diego Gas & Electric
Safe Harbor Agreements (SHA): (learn more)
SHA Plan Summaries
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Ormond Beach Property

» Petitions

» Life History

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

» Other Resources

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