Article abstract: The following report summarizes the results of sensitive species surveys conducted for the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), Least Bell's Vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus), Southwestern Arroyo Toad (Bufo microscaphus califomicus), and Southwestern Pond Turtle ( Clemmys marmorata pallida). Surveys were performed on the Pine Creek, Bauser Creek, and Cottonwood Creek drainages within the Pine Creek and Bauser Canyon Wilderness areas of the Cleveland National Forest. The purpose of these surveys was to determine both species presence, population number, and breeding status, as well as habitat conditions within the survey areas.
Number of pages: 42
Authors: Wells, Jeffery M.; Turnbull, Jennifer;
Prepared for: U.S. Forest Service Cleveland National Forest;
Prepared by: Turnbull, Jennifer; Wells, Jeffery M.;
Keywords: arroyo toad; least Bell's Vireo; southwestern pond turtle; southwestern willow flycatcher;
Species: Least Bell's vireo; Southwestern pond turtle; Southwestern willow flycatcher; Arroyo toad
Vegetation communities: oak woodland; chaparral; riparian forest & scrub