San Diego Management & Monitoring Program

Vertebrate Species
Burrowing Owl Pellet Examination

February 1, 2015 - March 4, 2015 completed

Project description

Student interns at SDSU examined owl pellets to determine prey content. This task feeds into a larger objective of an adaptive management approach to recovering burrowing owl populations and habitat in southern San Diego County.

Project groups


Project Group: An Adaptive Management Approach to Recovering Burrowing Owl Populations and Restoring a Grassland Ecosystem in San Diego County

Project focus

Project type: Monitoring

Target species: Burrowing Owl

Investigator: Colleen Wisinski

Partner: Marshal Hedin