FWS proposes downlisting Hawaiian stilt from endangered to threatened

  • A Hawaiian stilt flies at the Kealakehe Waste Water Treatment Plant in 2017. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • An Ae‘o, or Hawaiian stilt, flies the water’s edge at the Kealakehe Waste Water Treatment Plant in this 2017 file photo. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • An Ae‘o, or Hawaiian stilt walks the water's edge at the Kealakehe Waste Water Treatment Plant in this 2017 file photo. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to downlist the aeʻo, or Hawaiian stilt (Himantopus mexicanus knudsenii), from endangered to threatened under the Endangered Species Act. ​(Gregory A. Koob via FWS/Special to West Hawaii Today

  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to downlist the ae‘o, or Hawaiian stilt (Himantopus mexicanus knudsenii), from endangered to threatened under the Endangered Species Act. (Gregory A. Koob via FWS/Special to West Hawaii Today)

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to downlist the ae‘o, or Hawaiian stilt, from endangered to threatened under the Endangered Species Act.