Black-Capped Vireo (Vireo atricapilla)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

12 cm. Well-marked and distinctive vireo. Male has black head, white lores and eye-ring (giving spectacled appearance), olive upperparts, blackish wings fringed olive and two yellowish wing-bars. Whitish underparts with olive flanks. Red iris. Female duller and with grey head. Juvenile browner.

  • States/US Territories in which the Black-Capped Vireo, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  Oklahoma , Texas
  • US Counties in which the Black-Capped Vireo, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • USFWS Refuges in which the Black-Capped Vireo, Entire is known to occur:  Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge
  • Countries in which the the Black-Capped Vireo, Entire is known to occur:  Mexico
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
10/06/1987 Southwest Region (Region 2) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
12/12/1986 51 FR 44808 Proposed Endangered Status for Black-capped Vireo; 51 FR 44808
09/09/2013 78 FR 55046 55051 90-Day Finding on a Petition To Delist or Reclassify From Endangered to Threatened Five Southwest Species
10/06/1987 52 FR 37420 37423 Determination of Black-capped Vireo to be End. Species; 52 FR 37420-37423
02/02/2005 70 FR 5460 5463 5-Year Review of Lesser Long-nosed Bat, Black-capped Vireo, Yuma Clapper Rail, Pima Pineapple Cactus, Gypsum Wild-Buckwheat, Mesa Verde Cactus, and Zuni Fleabane
04/25/2000 65 FR 24222 Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment and Receipt of a Safe Harbor Application To Enhance the Propagation and Survival of the Black-Capped Vireo and the Golden-Cheeked Warbler in the Hill Country of Texas
12/30/1982 47 FR 58454 58460 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife for Listing as End. or Thr. Species

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
09/30/1991 Black-capped Vireo (Vireo atricapillus) Recovery Plan View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
02/02/2005 70 FR 5460 5463 5-Year Review of Lesser Long-nosed Bat, Black-capped Vireo, Yuma Clapper Rail, Pima Pineapple Cactus, Gypsum Wild-Buckwheat, Mesa Verde Cactus, and Zuni Fleabane
  • Notice 5-year Review
Five Year Review
Date Title
07/26/2007 Black-capped Vireo 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Black-Capped Vireo.

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
Balcones Canyonlands (BCCP)
Comal County RHCP
Davenport Ranch
Four Points (TPG Four Points Land, L.P. [formerly PW-B Joint Venture; amended 2/27/01])
Grandview Hills (Toman Parke Inc.)
Grason Volente Amendment # 4
Hays County Regional HCP
Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) Transmission
Oncor HCP
Russell Park/Rockledge amendment 1
TXU Electric, Copperas Cove to Ding Dong
Volente Group Amendment 1
Volente Group (Francois Denise)
Williamson County Regional HCP
Safe Harbor Agreements (SHA): (learn more)
SHA Plan Summaries
Environmental Defense, Inc. Texas Hill Country SHA

» Petitions

» Life History

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

» Other Resources

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