The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Affirms Listing and Expands Critical Habitat Protection for Rare Bird

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service announced that it is affirming the listing of the streak horned lark, a bird species from Washington and Oregon, as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act and is revising its critical habitat designation in response to a lawsuit brought by the Center for Biological Diversity. The new designation is effective May 13, 2022.