FYI - the US Fish and Wildlife Service is soliciting information on Ashy
Storm-Petrels. The full Notice is available at http://www.regulations.gov
under the docket number FWS–R8–ES–2012–0075.
Read the Notice and if you believe you have information to contribute, I
encourage you to submit it via the commenting process.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Status Review for a Petition
To List the Ashy Storm-Petrel as Endangered or Threatened
AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.
ACTION: Notice; initiation of status review and solicitation of new
SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the
opening of an information collection period regarding the status of the
ashy storm-petrel (Oceanodroma homochroa) throughout its range in the
United States. The status review will include analysis of whether the ashy
storm-petrel may be an endangered or threatened species due to threats in
any significant portion of the range of the ashy storm-petrel. Through this
action, we encourage all interested parties to provide us information
regarding the status of, and any potential threats to, the ashy
storm-petrel throughout its range, or any significant portion of its range.
DATES: To be fully considered for the status review, comments must be
submitted on or before December 28, 2012.
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by one of the following methods: (1)
Electronically: Go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal:
Search for Docket No. FWS–R8–ES–2012–0075,
which is the docket number for this rulemaking.
I am not working on this project and do not have any more info than what is
presented in the Notice. I -- personally -- am submitting this email to
the Calbirds group because I believe many of you may find it of interest
and some of you may have information to provide; this email is not an
official USFWS communique.
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Fish and Wildlife Biologist
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Carlsbad Fish and Wildlife Office
6010 Hidden Valley Road, Suite 101
Carlsbad, CA 92011 USA
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