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Defenders has been fighting to protect the pygmy-owl for decades, and a recent a court victory gives the tiny bird a new chance for endangered species protection.
By denying the species protection under the ESA, FWS has turned its back on the rare pygmy owl.
The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife today sent the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service a formal notice of intent to sue over the agency’s denial of Endangered Species Act protection to the rare and vanishing cactus ferruginous pygmy owl.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service denied cactus ferruginous pygmy owls ESA protections on Wednesday. Read what Defenders’ new president and former director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Jamie Rappaport Clark, has to say about the decision.