San Diego Management & Monitoring Program

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

Project description

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


Project Group: 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

Strategic elements

Budget year: pre FY15-1; Work plan objectives number: