Western Tanager

Western Tanager
Forest Type: Klamath Mountains Mixed Conifer and Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forests
Habitat Attribute: Forest Canopy Edges

Habitat Objectives
Sites: Where ecologically appropriate, maintain a dispersed or patchy forest canopy with cover between 40–70%.

Habitat Conservation Strategies
– Promote forest edges through natural disturbance or management that breaks up the forest canopy yet still maintains the dominance of a mid- or late-successional forest.
– Conduct variable density thinning with some small openings to create more edge habitat.

Altman, B. and J.D. Alexander. 2012. Habitat conservation for landbirds in coniferous forests of western Oregon and Washington. Version 2.0. Oregon-Washington Partners in Flight (www.orwapif.org) and American Bird Conservancy and Klamath Bird Observatory.


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