Habitat Preferences of Primary Cavity Excavators in Washington’s East Cascades

Abstract

Primary cavity excavator (PCE) bird densities and habitat preferences in relation to forest management treatments and snag characteristics were investigated in grand fir forests of eastern Washington. PCE birds selected large diameter, broken top snags for feeding and nesting. They selected western larch and Douglas-fir for feeding excavations and ponderosa… (More)

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@inproceedings{Bevis2002HabitatPO, title={Habitat Preferences of Primary Cavity Excavators in Washington’s East Cascades}, author={Kenneth R. Bevis and Sandra Martin}, year={2002} }