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Barred Owl Observations by PLSS Section [ds2873]

Metadata Updated: March 30, 2024

This public dataset is a summary of the information contained in the Barred Owl Observations Database (BDOWDB, [ds8], secured). The BDOWDB provides point locations for barred owls, Strix hybrids, and unknown Strix. It is a secured layer because it includes references to sensitive spotted owl locations. This summary layer provides all of the PLSS Sections in which barred owls have been reported to CDFW and the first and last years that owls were reported in each section. Inquiries regarding this layer or the BDOWDB can be directed to the database manager.Most of the barred owl data reported to CDFW was collected incidentally during spotted owl surveys conducted on private and government timberlands; therefore, it may not capture the full extent of the current barred owl range in California. Additional data sources include citizen science applications such as eBird and iNaturalist and only verifiable observations are used.Barred owl presence has been attributed to northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) population declines and threaten California spotted owls (Strix occidentalis occidentalis). Additional information on barred owls in California and submitting data can be found on CDFWs Barred Owl Threat webpage:

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. Non-Federal: This dataset is covered by different Terms of Use than License: No license information was provided.

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Metadata Created Date August 12, 2023
Metadata Updated Date March 30, 2024

Metadata Source

Harvested from State of California

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 12, 2023
Metadata Updated Date March 30, 2024
Publisher California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Identifier e9b30fa6-8e4c-423a-99d0-fe7ff01acbf0
Data First Published 2022-01-21T19:47:57.000Z
Data Last Modified 2023-05-01T23:59:41.695Z
Category Natural Resources, Water
Public Access Level public
Metadata Context
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Catalog Describedby
Harvest Object Id d4d2f8ab-bdee-4bc5-a211-65a4cf09d86f
Harvest Source Id 3ba8a0c1-5dc2-4897-940f-81922d3cf8bc
Harvest Source Title State of California
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash b2b80f8ca34d059541dcc107c29024fddfbc3a47d8c584a1f6fe34ec63ef44d5
Source Schema Version 1.1

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