Puerto Rican Sharp-Shinned hawk (Accipiter striatus venator)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

The Puerto Rican sharp-shinned hawk is a small hawk measuring approximately 28 to 33 centimeters (11 to 13 inches). The dark slate gray upper parts and heavily barred rufous underparts of the adults are distinctive. Immatures are brown above and heavily streaked below. It has short, squared tail, often appearing notched when folded, and small head and neck. In flight, the short, rounded wings and long, narrow tail are characteristic (Raffaele 1989).

  • States/US Territories in which the Puerto Rican Sharp-Shinned hawk, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  Puerto Rico
  • US Counties in which the Puerto Rican Sharp-Shinned hawk, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • Countries in which the the Puerto Rican Sharp-Shinned hawk, Entire is known to occur:  Puerto Rico
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
09/09/1994 Southeast Region (Region 4) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
12/29/1988 53 FR 52746 52749 Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress on Listing Actions; 53 FR 52746-52749
09/21/2007 72 FR 54061 54062 5-Year Review of 18 Caribbean Species
01/20/1984 49 FR 2485 2488 Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress on Listing Actions; 49 FR 2485-2488
01/03/1994 59 FR 48 53 ETWP; Proposed Endangered Status for the Puerto Rican Broad-winged Hawk and the Puerto Rican Sharp-shinned Hawk
07/07/1988 53 FR 25511 25515 Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress of Listing Actions; 53 FR 25511-25515
09/09/1994 59 FR 46710 46715 ETWP; Determination of Endangered status for the Puerto Rican Broad-Winged Hawk and the Puerto Rican Sharp-Shinned Hawk
12/30/1982 47 FR 58454 58460 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife for Listing as End. or Thr. Species
06/30/1987 52 FR 24312 24314 Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress on Listing Actions; 52 FR 24312-24314
04/25/1990 55 FR 17475 17476 ETWP; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions and Findings on Recycled Petitions; 55 FR 17475 17476
01/09/1986 51 FR 996 999 Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress on Listing Actions; 51 FR 996-999
05/10/1985 50 FR 19761 19763 Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress on Listing Actions; 50 FR 19761-19763
05/12/1981 46 FR 26464 26469 ETWP; Notice of Petition Acceptance and Status Review

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
09/08/1997 Puerto Rican Broad-Winged Hawk and Puerto Rican Sharp-Shinned Hawk (Buteo platypterus brunnescens and Accipiter striatus venator) Recovery Plan View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
09/21/2007 72 FR 54061 54062 5-Year Review of 18 Caribbean Species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Puerto Rican Sharp-Shinned hawk.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Puerto Rican Sharp-Shinned hawk.

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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