Kittlitz's murrelet (Brachyramphus brevirostris)

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General Information

Kittlitz's Murrelet Winter Adult: Small, chubby seabird (alcid), mottled brown and white overall with paler belly, dark wings and short, dark white-edged tail. Dark bill is short and pointed. Sexes are similar. Winter adult has dark gray upperparts, white face with dark broken eye-ring, dark neck band, and white underparts; white patch on dark wings is sometimes visible on swimming birds and always visible in flight. Juvenile resembles winter adult but has mottled underparts.

  • States/US Territories in which the Kittlitz's murrelet, is known to or is believed to occur:  Alaska
  • US Counties in which the Kittlitz's murrelet, is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • USFWS Refuges in which the Kittlitz's murrelet, is known to occur:  Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge, Becharof National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge
  • Countries in which the the Kittlitz's murrelet, is known to occur:  Russia
  • Additional species information
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Alaska Region (Region 7)

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
11/10/2010 75 FR 69222 69294 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions; Proposed Rule
11/15/1994 59 FR 58982 59028 ETWP; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species.
05/11/2005 70 FR 24870 24934 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Review of Native Species That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions; Proposed Rule
11/21/2012 77 FR 69993 70060 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
12/10/2008 73 FR 75176 75244 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions; Proposed Rule
09/12/2006 71 FR 53756 53835 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
10/03/2013 78 FR 61763 61801 12-Month Finding on a Petition to List Kittlitz's Murrelet as an Endangered or Threatened Species
12/06/2007 72 FR 69034 69106 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions; Proposed Rule
05/04/2004 69 FR 24876 24904 Review of Species That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
11/09/2009 74 FR 57804 57878 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
10/26/2011 76 FR 66370 66439 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions

» Recovery

No recovery information is available for the Kittlitz's murrelet.

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Kittlitz's murrelet.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Kittlitz's murrelet.

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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