Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee (Parus atricapillus)
Habitat: Riparian Open Woodland
Habitat Attribute: cavities in snags or decadent limbs

Habitat Objectives (Sites)
Riparian Open Woodland in the following conditions:
– canopy cover >40%
– subcanopy cover 20-40%
– mean tree dbh >23 cm (9 in)

Population Objectives (Sites)
Target Densities in Suitable Habitat:
Puget Lowlands:
– North: >0.07 birds/ha
– South: > 0.07 birdsha
Willamette Valley:
– North: >0.43 birds/ha
– South: >0.43 birds/ha
Klamath Mountains:
– Umpqua: >0.75 birds/ha
– Rogue: >0.37 birds/ha

Rockwell, S. M., J. L. Stephens, and B. Altman. 2021. Population and habitat objectives for landbirds in grassland, oak, and riparian habitats in the Puget Lowlands, Willamette Valley, and Klamath Mountains ecoregions. Version 2.0. Prepared for Oregon-Washington Partners in Flight, Pacific Birds Habitat Joint Venture, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Forest Service. Klamath Bird Observatory, Ashland, OR, and American Bird Conservancy, Corvallis, OR

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