Without intervention, habitat for the California spotted owl is predicted to be lost to wildfire in 75 years: Research Brief

Future moderate and high-severity fires may pose a substantial threat to the long-term persistence of the California spotted owl (Strix occidentalis occidentalis).

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Stephens, S. L., J. D. Miller, B. M. Collins, M. P. North, J. J. Keane, and S. L. Roberts. 2016. Wildfire impacts on California spotted owl nesting habitat in the Sierra Nevada. Ecosphere 7 (11). DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.1478.