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Tag: Spotted Towhee

Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)

Habitat: Riparian Open Woodland
Habitat Attribute: scattered shrubs with herbaceous openings

Habitat Objectives (Sites)
Riparian Open Woodland in the following conditions:

  • subcanopy cover >20%
  • shrub cover >50%

Population Objectives (Sites)
Target Densities in Suitable Habitat:

Puget Lowlands:
– North: >0.27 birds/ha
– South: >0.27 birds/ha

Willamette Valley:
– North: >0.60 birds/ha
– South: >0.60 birds/ha

Klamath Mountains:
– Umpqua: >0.80 birds/ha
– Rogue: >1.09 birds/ha

Rockwell, S. M., J. L. Stephens, and B. Altman. 2022. Population and habitat objectives for landbirds in prairie, oak, and riparian habitats of western Oregon and Washington. 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.