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Threatened and Endangered Birds of the US

Birds Protected by the Endangered Species Act

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Threatened and Endangered Birds of the US

Whooping Crane (Grus americana).

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The following list is an adaptation of data published at the The US Fish & Wildlife Service's Endangered Species Program Website). For the most current data, please refer to US Fish & Wildlife Service database.

Akiapola`au (honeycreeper) (Hemignathus munroi)
Aleutian Canada goose (Branta canadensis leucopareia)
American peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus anatum)
Arctic peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus tundrius)
Attwater's greater prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri)
Audubon's crested caracara (Polyborus plancus audubonii)
Bachman's warbler (=wood) (Vermivora bachmanii)
Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
Band-rumped storm-petrel (Oceanodroma castro)
Black-capped Vireo (Vireo atricapilla)
Bridled white-eye (Zosterops conspicillatus conspicillatus)
Brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)
Cactus ferruginous pygmy-owl (Glaucidium brasilianum cactorum)
California clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus)
California condor (Gymnogyps californianus)
California least tern (Sterna antillarum browni)
Cape Sable seaside sparrow (Ammodramus maritimus mirabilis)
Coastal California gnatcatcher (Polioptila californica californica)
Crested honeycreeper (Palmeria dolei)
Dusky seaside sparrow (Ammodramus maritimus nigrescens)
Elfin-woods warbler (Dendroica angelae)
Eskimo curlew (Numenius borealis)
Everglade snail kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus)
Florida grasshopper sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum floridanus)
Florida scrub jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens)
Friendly Ground-Dove (Gallicolumba stairi)
Golden-cheeked warbler (=wood) (Dendroica chrysoparia)
Greater sage Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)
Greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)
Guam broadbill (Myiagra freycineti)
Guam Micronesian kingfisher (Halcyon cinnamomina cinnamomina)
Guam rail (Rallus owstoni)
Gunnison sage grouse (Centrocercus minimus)
Hawaii akepa (honeycreeper) (Loxops coccineus coccineus)
Hawaii creeper (Oreomystis mana)
Hawaiian (='alala) Crow (Corvus hawaiiensis)
Hawaiian (='lo) Hawk (Buteo solitarius)
Hawaiian (=koloa) Duck (Anas wyvilliana)
Hawaiian common moorhen (Gallinula chloropus sandvicensis)
Hawaiian coot (Fulica americana alai)
Hawaiian dark-rumped petrel (Pterodroma phaeopygia sandwichensis)
Hawaiian goose (Branta (=Nesochen) sandvicensis)
Hawaiian stilt (Himantopus mexicanus knudseni)
Inyo California towhee (Pipilo crissalis eremophilus)
Ivory-billed woodpecker (Campephilus principalis)
Kauai akialoa (honeycreeper) (Hemignathus procerus)
Kauai creeper (Oreomystis bairdi)
Kauai `o`o (honeyeater) (Moho braccatus)
Kirtland's warbler (=wood) (Dendroica kirtlandii)
Kittlitz's murrelet (Brachyramphus brevirostris)
Large Kauai (=kamao) Thrush (Myadestes myadestinus)
Laysan duck (Anas laysanensis)
Laysan finch (honeycreeper) (Telespyza cantans)
Least Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus)
Least tern (Sterna antillarum)
Lesser prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus)
Light-footed clapper rail (Rallus longirostris levipes)
Many-colored Fruit-Dove (Ptilinopus perousii perousii)
Marbled murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus)
Mariana (=aga) Crow (Corvus kubaryi)
Mariana common moorhen (Gallinula chloropus guami)
Mariana gray swiftlet (Aerodramus vanikorensis bartschi)
Mariana mallard (Anas oustaleti)
Masked bobwhite (quail) (Colinus virginianus ridgwayi)
Maui akepa (honeycreeper) (Loxops coccineus ochraceus)
Maui parrotbill (honeycreeper) (Pseudonestor xanthophrys)
Mexican duck (Anas diazi)
Mexican spotted owl (Strix occidentalis lucida)
Micronesian megapode (Megapodius laperouse)
Mississippi sandhill crane (Grus canadensis pulla)
Molokai creeper (Paroreomyza flammea)
Molokai thrush (Myadestes lanaiensis rutha)
Mountain plover (Charadrius montanus)
Newell's Townsend's shearwater (Puffinus auricularis newelli)
Nightingale reed warbler (old world warbler) (Acrocephalus luscinia)
Nihoa finch (honeycreeper) (Telespyza ultima)
Nihoa millerbird (old world warbler) (Acrocephalus familiaris kingi)
Northern aplomado falcon (Falco femoralis septentrionalis)
Northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina)
Nukupu`u (honeycreeper) (Hemignathus lucidus)
Oahu creeper (Paroreomyza maculata)
Oahu Elepaio (Chasiempis sandwichensis ibidis)
Palila (honeycreeper) (Loxioides bailleui)
Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus)
Po`ouli (honeycreeper) (Melamprosops phaeosoma)
Puerto Rican broad-winged hawk (Buteo platypterus brunnescens)
Puerto Rican nightjar (Caprimulgus noctitherus)
Puerto Rican parrot (Amazona vittata)
Puerto Rican plain Pigeon (Columba inornata wetmorei)
Puerto Rican sharp-shinned hawk (Accipiter striatus venator)
Red knot (Calidris canutus rufa)
Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis)
Roseate tern (Sterna dougallii dougallii)
Rota bridled White-eye (Zosterops rotensis)
San Clemente loggerhead shrike (Lanius ludovicianus mearnsi)
San Clemente sage sparrow (Amphispiza belli clementeae)
Santa Barbara song sparrow (Melospiza melodia graminea)
Short-tailed albatross (Phoebastria (=Diomedea) albatrus)
Small Kauai (=puaiohi) Thrush (Myadestes palmeri)
Southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus)
Spectacled eider (Somateria fischeri)
Spotless Crake (Porzana tabuensis)
Steller's Eider (Polysticta stelleri)
Streaked Horned lark (Eremophila alpestris strigata)

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