Key words: California Spotted Owl
, detection probability, occupancy, Sierra Nevada, Strix occidentalis occidentalis,
nests range from southwestern British Columbia southward through the Coast and Cascade ranges of Washington and Oregon, and into northwestern California.
The Forest Service has a new California spotted owl
conservation strategy and is revising its forest management plans for Sierra Nevada national forests (2).
during the spotted owl
crisis where they reformed management from timber production to restoration principles.
Since 1985, she has studied the northern spotted owl
in the BLM's Tyee District, in Douglas County, which is, as she puts it, "spotted owl
To the Editor: On August 5, 1994, a northern spotted owl
, Strix occidentalis caurina, was found dead in Kittitas County, Washington, USA (1).
Washington, June 28 (ANI): A new study has determined that with a drop in its numbers, the northern spotted owl
has also lost genetic diversity.
I considered the 1922, 1927, 1929, 1953 and 1966 Spotted Owl
records in Montana to be Barred Owls following, in part, the reasoning in Holt et al.
Indeed, in the late 1980s and early 1990s the political and legal struggle over the fate of the spotted owl
set the stage for the emergence of ecosystem management as the guiding philosophy of public land management.
The Bush administration last week announced that it would cut the amount of land designated as critical habitat for the endangered Northern Spotted Owl
by some 23%.
A federal judge in February upheld protections for the endangered Mexican spotted owl
in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah, denying a legal challenge from Arizona cattle ranchers.
The wilds, carpeted in chaparral, sage, scrub and woodlands, are populated by endangered, rare and threatened plants and animals, such as the arroyo toad, California red-legged frog, spotted owl
and Southwestern willow flycatcher.