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Listing Status:   

Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
05/28/1985 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

» Species Status Assessments (SSAs)

Species Status Assessments (SSAs)

» Recovery

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

» Biological Opinions

» Life History

» Other Resources

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