Removing the Kirtland's Warbler From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife (Draft)
Apr. 18, 2018
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, proposes to remove the Kirtland's warbler (Setophaga kirtlandii) from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife (List) due to recovery. This determination is based on a thorough review of the best available scientific and commercial information, which indicates that the threats to the species have been eliminated or reduced to the point that the species has recovered and no longer meets the definition of endangered or threatened under the Act. Comments are due on or before 11 July 2018. POC is Scott Hicks, Field Supervisor, Michigan Ecological Services Field Office, 2651 Coolidge Road, Suite 101, East Lansing, MI 48823; tel: 517-351-2555; fax: 517-351-1443 (Federal Register; 12 April 2018 [Proposed Rules], pages 15758-15780).