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Listing Status:   

Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1985-05-28 Southeast Region (Region 4) U.S.A. (AR, CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA_Miss. R. and tribs. N of Baton Rouge, MS_Miss. R., MO, MT, ND, NE, NM, OK, SD, TN, TX_except within 50 miles of coast) Additional species information

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
1984-05-29 00:00:00.0 49 FR 22444 22447 Interior Least Tern Proposed as End.; 49 FR 22444-22447
2008-04-22 00:00:00.0 73 FR 21643 21645 Notice of initiation of review; request for information on seven listed midwestern species
1982-12-30 00:00:00.0 47 FR 58454 58460 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife for Listing as End. or Thr. Species
1985-05-28 00:00:00.0 50 FR 21784 21792 Interior Population of Least Tern to be Endangered; 50 FR 21784-21792
1984-01-20 00:00:00.0 49 FR 2485 2488 Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress on Listing Actions; 49 FR 2485-2488

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
1990-09-19 Least Tern (Interior Pop.) View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
2008-04-22 73 FR 21643 21645 Notice of initiation of review; request for information on seven listed midwestern species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
2013-10-24 Interior Least Tern (Sternula antillarum) 5-Year Review: Summary and Evaluation

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Least tern.

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
Duke Energy (Cinergy)

» Petitions

» Life History

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