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Western Yellow- billed Cuckoo U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. Idaho Bird Conservation Partners November 10, 2015
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Page 1: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife,

Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo

U.S. Fish and Wildlife ServiceThe mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and

their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

Idaho Bird Conservation PartnershipNovember 10, 2015

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Breakout SessionBreakout 1030-1200 (approximate times)1030-1045 Brief updates from partners

How you/your organization have been involved with yellow-billed cuckoo related work and any future efforts you'd be willing to share

1045-1145 Discussion about future coordinated surveys/ monitoring

1145-1200 Other topics of interest and wrap up

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A neotropical migrant bird, the western yellow-billed cuckoo winters in South America and breeds in western North America.

Species Overview

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Timeline and Current Status• 1998 Petitioned to list • 2001 12-month finding-listing warranted but

precluded• 2001-2013 Candidate species• 2013 Proposal to list as Threatened-Oct 3• 2014 Proposal to designate Critical Habitat –

Aug 15• 2014 Western Distinct Population Segment

listed as Threatened-Nov 3• ? Recovery Planning

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USFWS Regions

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Western YBCUFederally Listed as Threatened SpeciesNov 3, 2014

Threatened likely to become endangered (in danger of extinction) throughout all or a significant portion of its range within the foreseeable future

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Distinct Population Segment

DPS boundary based on Continental Divide and watershed boundaries

Not FederallyThreatened

FederallyThreatened

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Proposed Critical HabitatAug 15, 2014

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Critical Habitat Location

States Units Acres Proposed Exclusion (Acres)

Arizona 39 245,000 149,067

Utah 10 39,000

New Mexico 8 92,000 13,095

California 8 77,000 6,563

Colorado 7 37,000 18,407

Idaho 4 24,000 3,424

Nevada 4 18,000

Wyoming 2 17,000

Texas 2 9,000

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Federal PermitsRecovery Permits to carry out research and

surveys covered under Section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESATo conduct surveysTo capture, handle, band, take blood, fit with

telemetry gearSurvey training/ adequate experience

required

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Federal Permits cont.Benefits of permitting:

Annual reports required, ensuring data is reported

Provide ability to track where surveys are being conducted to reduce redundancy

Attempt to reduce impacts from repeated surveys

Permitting in Idaho, Washington, and Oregon through USFWS Regional Office in Portland, OR


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