Mariana Common moorhen (Gallinula chloropus guami)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Mariana Island subspecies of the Common Moorhen resembles other moorhen subspecies found throughout the world. The Mariana Common Moorhen is a slate-black bird about 14 inches (35 centimeters) in length. The distinguishing physical characteristics of adult birds include a red bill and frontal shield, white undertail coverts, a white line along the flank, and long olive-green legs with large unwebbed feet. Males and females are nearly identical in appearance and are difficult to distinguish from each other.
- States/US Territories in which the Mariana Common moorhen, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: Guam , Northern Mariana Islands
- US Counties in which the Mariana Common moorhen, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Mariana Common moorhen, Entire is known to occur:
GUAM NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
- Additional species information
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|08/27/1984||Pacific Region (Region 1)||Entire|
» Federal Register Documents
|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|
|03-08-2007||72 FR 10547 10550||Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 71 Species in Oregon, Hawaii, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Territory of Guam|
|08-27-1984||49 FR 33881 33885||Determination of End. Status for 7 Birds & 2 Bats of Guam & Northern Mariana Islands; 49 FR 33881-33885|
|01-20-1984||49 FR 2485 2488||Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress on Listing Actions; 49 FR 2485-2488|
|11-29-1983||48 FR 53729 53733||Proposed End. Status for Seven Birds & Two Mammals from Mariana Islands; 48 FR 53729-53733|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|09/30/1991||Recovery Plan for the Mariana Common Moorhen (=Gallinule), Gallinula chloropus guami||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|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|
|03/08/2007||72 FR 10547 10550||Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 71 Species in Oregon, Hawaii, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Territory of Guam|
|07/29/2009||Mariana common moorhen completed 5-year review|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Mariana Common moorhen, Entire.
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Mariana Common moorhen, Entire
|01/20/1984||49 FR 2485 2488||Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress on Listing Actions; 49 FR 2485-2488|
|05/12/1981||46 FR 26464 26469||ETWP; Notice of Petition Acceptance and Status Review|
|05/18/1979||44 FR 29128 29130||Review of the Status of Ten Birds and Two Mammals from Guam|
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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