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Northern Spotted Owl

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Northern spotted owl populations are declining in all parts of their range in the Pacific Northwest, according to the research. 

The resulting paper titled “The effects of habitat, climate and barred owls on long-term demography of northern spotted owls,” was published in The Condor: Ornithological Applications. This research is part of the Interagency Northwest Forest Plan Monitoring Program supported by 10 federal agencies. This particular study was funded by the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest and Pacific Southwest Regions, and Bureau of Land Management. A new U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station website promotes awareness of the research