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Athene cunicularia (burrowing owl)

Author(s): Janet L. Howard
Year Published: 1996
Description:

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Athene cunicularia (burrowing owl) 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: Howard, Janet 1996. Athene cunicularia (burrowing owl). 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/atcu/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Wildlife, Fire & Wildlife, Birds, Birds of Prey
Ecosystem(s): Juniper woodland, Lower montane/foothills/valley grassland, Sagebrush steppe
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10726
FEIS Number: 474
Record updated: Mar 14, 2018