FWS Proposes Endangered Species Act Status for Two South American Bird Species

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) announced its intent to list the Sira curassow and the southern helmeted curassow, two birds native to Bolivia and Peru, as endangered under the Endangered Species Act. Both birds are threatened by hunting and habitat destruction. FWS will accept public comments on the proposed rulemaking through July 31, 2023.