Western Wood-Pewee

Western Wood-Pewee (Contopus sordidulus)
Habitat: Oak Closed Woodland or Forest
Habitat Attribute: canopy edges and openings

Habitat Objectives (Sites)
Mature riparian open woodland in the following conditions:
-canopy closure 35-85% of which >80% is oak cover and <10% conifer cover
-native understory of shrubs such as snowberry and serviceberry interspersed with native herbaceous grasses and forbs where neither is >80% of understory
-high edge to opening ratios

Population Objectives (Sites)
Target Densities in Suitable Habitat:
Puget Lowlands:
-North: >0.01 birds/ha
South: >0.01 birds/ha
Willamette Valley:
-North: >0.53 birds/ha
-South: >0.53 birds/ha
Klamath Mountains:
-Umpqua: >0.54 birds/ha
-Rogue: >0.16 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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