Vertebrate Species

Monitoring and Documentation of Post-Fire Recovery of Riparian Bird Community

A 2-year study on the effects of fire on the riparian bird community in San Diego County. Tasks included documenting the effects of the 2007 fires on endangered birds, in particularly, the Least Bell's Vireo, and monitoring post-fire recovery of the entire riparian breeding bird community.
Project Groups

SDMMP15 Post-Fire Monitoring - Riparian Bird Richness, Abundance, and Diversity

Project Focus
Project type: Monitoring
Target species: Least Bell's vireo
Target vegetation: riparian forest & scrub
Main implementing entity: U.S. Geological Survey
Principal investigator: Barbara Kus
SDMMP lead: Kris Preston
Project Protocol
Strategic Elements
Budget year: pre FY15-1