Today the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) issued an appeal for public comment on a proposal to list the Tricolored Blackbird as a threatened or endangered species. CDFW is soliciting public comment regarding the species’ ecology, biology, life history, distribution, abundance, threats and habitat that may be essential for the species, as well as recommendations for management of the species. Comments, data and other information can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If submitting comments by email, please include “Tricolored Blackbird” in the subject heading. Comments may also be submitted by regular mail to: California Department of Fish and Wildlife Nongame Wildlife Program Attn: Neil Clipperton 1812 Ninth St. Sacramento, CA 95811 All comments received by June 1, 2016 will be evaluated prior to submission of the CDFW report to the Commission.