This week, The Condor: Ornithological Applications published an important report showing that the Spotted Owl is continuing to decline to habitat invasion by the Barred Owl, habitat loss, and increased climate variation. Read the USGS press release here and the full, open-access paper here.
- The Washington Post: The northern spotted owl is in danger again, and this time it’s from another owl
- OPB: Spotted Owls Still Losing Ground in Northwest Forests
- Conservation Magazine: Spotted Owls are declining thanks to an interloper
- BirdWatching Daily: Despite success removing Barred Owls, Northern Spotted Owl continues to decline across its range