San Diego Natural History Museum--Your Nature Connection[BRCC San Diego Natural History Museum: Herpetology Department]

Responses of Birds to the Cedar Fire in Cleveland National Forest in the Breeding Season, April 2005–July 2007

Trend within burned areaNo preference
for burned or unburned
Prefers burnedPrefers unburnedPreference unclear
Decreased 2005–>2007 Lawrence’s Goldfinch Costa’s Hummingbird
Rock Wren
Lazuli Bunting
Bullock’s Oriole
Anna’s Hummingbird
Scrub Jay
Black-headed Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Increased 2005–>2007 Common Raven
Cliff Swallow
Sage Sparrow
Lesser Goldfinch
House Finch
Rufous-crowned Sparrow
California Towhee
Bewick’s Wren
Orange-crowned Warbler
Turkey Vulture
Western Bluebird
Red-winged Blackbird
Spotted Towhee Acorn Woodpecker
Dipping White-throated Swift Violet-green Swallow

Flat California Quail
Mourning Dove
Western Wood Pewee
Ash-throated Flycatcher
House Wren
Wilson’s Warbler
Brown-headed Cowbird
Red-tailed Hawk
Western Kingbird
Black-chinned Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Mountain Quail
Northern Flicker
American Crow
Oak Titmouse
American Kestrel
Too few to say White-breasted Nuthatch
Cooper’s Hawk
Nuttall’s Woodpecker
California Thrasher
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Townsend’s Warbler


Hutton’s Vireo

Bold: Pattern of change in burned area significantly different from that in unburned.

Not bold: Pattern of change in burned area not significantly different from that in unburned.

Italic: Too few in either burned or unburned for patterns of change to be compared.

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