Juniper Titmouse

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Photo Credit: Seabamirum, Flickr

Overview

  • Species Common Name Juniper Titmouse
  • Species Scientific Name Baeolophus ridgwayi
  • State Listing Status Sensitive

Ecoregions

Special needs

Juniper Titmice use mature juniper trees with cavities for nesting. They require expansive areas of mature juniper habitat, especially in winter.

Limiting factors

This species is uncommon and locally distributed in Oregon. Key threats include reduction and fragmentation of mature juniper stands due to development, wildfire, or juniper management.

Conservation actions

Maintain large stands of mature juniper within the species' range. Maintain mature juniper trees when thinning small, encroaching juniper trees.

Key reference or plan

Sharing the Land with Pinyon-Juniper Birds