Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the Scarlet Macaw (Final)
Feb. 26, 2019
USFWS determined the northern subspecies of scarlet macaw (Ara macao cyanoptera) is an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA); the northern distinct population segment (DPS) of the southern subspecies of scarlet macaw (A. m. macao) is a threatened species, and the southern DPS of the southern subspecies of scarlet
macaw (A. m. macao) and subspecies crosses (A. m. cyanoptera and A. m. macao) to be threatened species based on similarity of appearance. This rule is effective March 28, 2019. POC: Don Morgan, Chief, Branch of Delisting and Foreign Species, Ecological Services Program, USFWS, 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS:ES, Falls Church, VA 22041;
tele: 703-358-2444. (Federal Register: 26 February 2019 [Rules and Regulations] Pages 6278-6311).