Yellow-billed parrot now protected

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that the Jamaican yellow-billed parrot is now protected under the Endangered Species Act. From this excerpt of the final ruleĀ from the Department of the Interior: “We are listing the yellow-billed parrot as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (Act) (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) because of continued…