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USDI, Fish & Wildlife Service, Northern Spotted Owl Recovery Plan site

USDI, Fish & Wildlife Service, Draft Proposed Critical Habitat for Northern Spotted Owl

"Status and Trends in Demography of Northern Spotted Owlsand 2003 Annual Monitoring Program Report (pdf)  

US Geological Survey (USGS), Press Release "Spotted Owl Groups Defined with Genetics" 

"Scientific evaluation of the status of the Northern Spotted Owl" by S. P. Courtney, J. A. Blakesley, R. E. Bigley, M. L. Cody, J. P. Dumbacher, R. C. Fleischer, A. B. Franklin, J. F. Franklin, R. J. Gutierrez, J. M. Marzluff, and L. Sztukowski. 2004.  Sustainable Ecosystems Institute.

USDI, Fish & Wildlife Service, Northern Spotted Owl site (includes life history, status, press releases, and other information)

USGS Status and Trends of the Nation's Biological Resources, Chapter on Northern Spotted Owl

USDA, Forest Service, Northern Spotted Owl Effectiveness Monitoring Plan for the Northwest Forest Plan (pdf)

USDI, National Park Service website (includes a short automated clip showing an owl hunting)

USDI, National Park Service, "Hands on the Land," Spotted Owl Study

"Managing Northern Spotted Owl Habitat in Dry Forest Ecosystems Workshop" Final Synthesis Report

 

Owl Range

The Northern Spotted Owl range is considered to cover 57 million acres, which  is owned by a variety of private and governmental entities as shown below:
Ownership Area (acres) Percentage
Federal
Tribal
State/County
Private (small holdings)
Large Private (Industrial)
24,500,000
1,500,000
3,500,000
17,200,000
10,000,000
43
3
6
30
18