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Sialia currucoides (mountain bluebird)

Author(s): Janet Sullivan
Year Published: 1995

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Sialia currucoides (mountain bluebird) to fire--how fire affects the species and its habitat, and fire management considerations. Information is also provided on the species' taxonomy, distribution, basic biology, and general management. This species review can be used for fire management, restoration planning, NEPA documents, and postfire rehabilitation planning. It may also be helpful in wildlife and habitat management, and as a source of information on the general ecology of individual species.

Citation: Sullivan, J. 1995. Sialia currucoides (mountain bluebird). In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Available: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/animals/bird/sicu/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Fire & Wildlife, Birds, Passerine birds
Ecosystem(s): Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna, Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest, Juniper woodland, Sagebrush steppe
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10510
FEIS Number: 105
Record updated: Mar 14, 2018