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Bird counts of burned versus unburned big sagebrush sites

Author(s): Bruce L. Welch
Year Published: 2002

Burned-over big sagebrush sites dominated by perennial grasses supported fewer species of birds and fewer total number of birds than sites of unburned big sagebrush sites.

Citation: Welch, Bruce L. 2002. Bird counts of burned versus unburned big sagebrush sites. Res. Note RMRS-RN-16. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 8 p.
Topic(s): Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Wildlife, Fire & Wildlife, Birds, Sage-grouse, Fuel Treatments & Effects, Fuels
Ecosystem(s): Sagebrush steppe, Lower montane/foothills/valley grassland
Document Type: Research Brief or Fact Sheet
NRFSN number: 11090
FRAMES RCS number: 7911
Record updated: May 24, 2018