kagu (Rhynochetos jubatus)

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General Information

bird species that inhabits a variety of forest-types, usually in humid forest with open understory, at mid-altitudes but ranges from sea-level to 1,400 m and also occupies drier forests at low altitude in the centre of the island (Boulouparis-La Foa area, from 100 m in the upper Ouenghi river) (Chartendrault and Barré 2005, 2006) and sometimes utilises closed-canopy scrub during the wet season (Hunt 1996, Létocart and Salas 1997). (IUCN)

Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1970-06-02 Foreign (Headquarters) Wherever found

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
1970-06-02 00:00:00.0 35 FR 8491 8498 Part 17 - Conservation of Endangered Species and Other Fish or Wildlife (First List of Endangered Foreign Fish and Wildlife as Appendix A)
1970-04-14 00:00:00.0 35 FR 6069 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Endangered Species Conservation); 35 FR 6069

» Recovery

No recovery information is available for the kagu.

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the kagu.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for kagu.

» Petitions

» Life History


endemic to New Caledonia (territory of France).

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