San Diego Management & Monitoring Program

Coastal California Gnatcatcher Polioptila californica californica

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MSP Table of Occurrences (MOM)

MSP Table of Occurrences (MOM)


Artesian Creek Restoration
Bernardo Mountain Post-Fire Habitat Recovery Project
Calavera Preserve Planning Area Access Control and Habitat Restoration Project
California Gnatcatcher Genetic Study - FundSource 1 and 2
California Gnatcatcher Post-Fire Study
California Gnatcatcher South Coast Regional Monitoring Program
Coastal California Gnatcatcher Habitat Suitability Model for Southern California
Fairbanks Ranch/Rancho Santa Fe Invasive Removal and Stream Enhancement
Lusardi Creek Restoration and Invasive Plant Removal
USFWS California Gnatcatcher Monitoring 2004-2009

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Files and Documents

1997 A Habitat-Based Metapopulation Model of the California Gnatcatcher

Author(s):Akcakaya, H. Resit; Atwood, Jonathan

2015 CAGN Regional Monitoring Sample Design

Author(s):Preston, Kris; Kus, Barbara

2019 Distinguishing recent dispersal from historic genetic connectivity in the coastal Caliofrnia gnatcatcher

Author(s):Vandergast, Amy; Kus, Barbara; Preston, Kris; Barr, Kelly

2008 Habitat Management Plan for the Kelly Ranch Habitat Conservation Area (2008 -2013)

Author(s):McConnell, Patrick; Vinje, Jessie; Spiegelberg, Markus

2017 Regional Occupancy and Post-Fire Recovery of California Gnatcatcher in Southern California

Author(s):Kus, Barbara; Preston, Kris; Houston, Alexandra

2019 Research Spotlight: Genetics studies in California gnatcatchers

Author(s):Kus, Barbara; Vandergast, Amy; Preston, Kris

2020 Trends in California Gnatcatcher Occupancy: Preliminary Results of 2020 Rangewide Surveys

Author(s):Kus, Barbara; Preston, Kris; Houston, Alexandra

2016 Using GIS to Develop a Regional Survey Design for the Coastal California Gnatcatcher

Author(s):Perkins, Emily; Preston, Kris; Kus, Barbara