Attwater's Greater prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Attwater's prairie chicken is a small, brown bird about 17 inches long, with short, rounded, dark tail. Males have large orange air sacs on the sides of their necks. During mating season, males make a "booming" sound, amplified by inflating the air sacs on their necks, that can be heard 1/2 mile away.
- States/US Territories in which the Attwater's Greater prairie-chicken, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Texas
- US Counties in which the Attwater's Greater prairie-chicken, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Attwater's Greater prairie-chicken, Wherever found is known to occur:
Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge
- Additional species information
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|1967-03-11||Southwest Region (Region 2)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|1967-03-11 00:00:00.0||32 FR 4001||Endangered Species List - 1967|
|2007-04-23 00:00:00.0||72 FR 20134 20136||5-Year Reviews of 24 Southwestern Species|
|2007-11-19 00:00:00.0||72 FR 65058 65059||Draft Revised Recovery Plan for the Attwater's Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri)|
|2010-04-26 00:00:00.0||75 FR 21649 21650||Attwater's Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri) Recovery Plan, Second Revision|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|2010-03-17||Attwater's Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri) Recovery Plan, Second Revision||View Implementation Progress||Final Revision 2|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|2007-11-19||72 FR 65058 65059||Draft Revised Recovery Plan for the Attwater's Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri)||
|2010-04-26||75 FR 21649 21650||Attwater's Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri) Recovery Plan, Second Revision||
|2007-04-23||72 FR 20134 20136||5-Year Reviews of 24 Southwestern Species||
|2010-04-28||Attwater's prairie chicken 5-year review|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Attwater's Greater prairie-chicken.
» Conservation Plans
|SHA Plan Summaries|
|Coastal Prairie Coalition (GLCI) Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative|
|Gulf Coast Prairies (aka Coastal Prairie Conservation Initiative [CLCI])|
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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