Rota Bridled White-eye (Zosterops rotensis)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Rota bridled white-eye (Zosterops rotensis) is endemic to the island of Rota, U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). The name white-eye is derived from the ring of white feathers around each eye. The plumage is tinged with yellow, and the bill, legs, and feet are yellow-orange. The Rota bridled white-eye is approximately four inches in size and average weight is about one-third of an ounce.
- States/US Territories in which the Rota Bridled White-eye, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Northern Mariana Islands
- US Counties in which the Rota Bridled White-eye, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- Additional species information
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|01/22/2004||Pacific Region (Region 1)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|10/19/2007||Rota Bridled White-eye (Nosa Luta) Final Recovery Plan||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|10/19/2007||72 FR 59301 59302||Recovery Plan for Nosa Luta or Rota Bridled White-eye (Zosterops rotensis)||
|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||
|02/05/2013||78 FR 8185 8187||Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 44 Species in Oregon, Hawaii, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands||
|09/19/2006||71 FR 54838 54839||Draft Recovery Plan for the Nosa Luta or Rota Bridled White-eye (Zosterops rotensis)||
|08/12/2014||Rota white-eye 5-year review 2014|
» Critical Habitat
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type||Status|
|09/12/2006||71 FR 53589 53605||Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rota Bridled White-Eye (Zosterops rotensis)||Final Rule||Final designated|
|09/14/2005||70 FR 54335 54349||Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rota Bridled White-Eye (Zosterops rotensis)||Proposed Rule||Not Required|
To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Rota Bridled White-eye.
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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