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Table 2 Number of detections (no. point × year occasions detected) recorded for species observed 2002–2010 in the Payette National Forest, Idaho. The maximum number of detections possible for each fire condition (unburned, treated units after prescribed fire, and after wildfire) are noted in header parentheses

From: Prescribed fire limits wildfire severity without altering ecological importance for birds

Common name Taxonomic name Code No. point × year occassions detected (max possible)
Unburned (360) Prescribed fire (260) Wildfire (270)
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura MODO 0 3 8
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor CONI 1 3 2
Broad-tailed Hummingbird Selasphorus platycercus BTHU 2 1 3
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus RUHU 1 0 1
Calliope Hummingbird Selasphorus calliope CAHU 18 4 1
Williamson’s Sapsucker Sphyrapicus thyroideus WISA 6 0 1
Red-naped Sapsucker Sphyrapicus nuchalis RNSA 3 1 3
Downy Woodpecker Dryobates pubescens DOWO 0 0 1
Hairy Woodpecker Dryobates villosus HAWO 64 35 75
American Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides dorsalis ATTW 0 5 1
Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus BBWO 2 5 6
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus NOFL 33 17 25
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus PIWO 4 4 10
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi OSFL 3 7 5
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus WEWP 8 2 7
Hammond’s Flycatcher Empidonax hammondii HAFL 275 178 155
Dusky Flycatcher Empidonax oberholseri DUFL 55 37 64
Cassin’s Vireo Vireo cassinii CAVI 90 42 44
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus WAVI 72 71 62
Canada Jay Perisoreus canadensis CAJA 14 6 3
Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri STJA 10 9 12
Clark's Nutcracker Nucifraga columbiana CLNU 21 19 16
Common Raven Corvus corax CORA 5 3 2
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus BCCH 4 0 0
Mountain Chickadee Poecile gambeli MOCH 165 106 107
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis RBNU 235 175 172
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis WBNU 25 11 20
Brown Creeper Certhia americana BRCR 50 15 9
Rock Wren Salpinctes obsoletus ROWR 5 6 16
Canyon Wren Catherpes mexicanus CANW 2 0 0
House Wren Troglodytes aedon HOWR 2 0 14
Pacific Wren Troglodytes pacificus PAWR 10 4 0
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa GCKI 2 2 0
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula RCKI 25 13 5
Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana WEBL 0 1 2
Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides MOBL 3 1 36
Townsend’s Solitaire Myadestes townsendi TOSO 73 47 29
Swainson’s Thrush Catharus ustulatus SWTH 49 46 25
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus HETH 47 61 48
American Robin Turdus migratorius AMRO 171 104 105
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum CEDW 1 2 0
Orange-crowned Warbler Leiothlypis celata OCWA 8 8 5
Nashville Warbler Leiothlypis ruficapilla NAWA 34 28 12
MacGillivray’s Warbler Geothlypis tolmiei MGWA 67 49 72
Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia YEWA 0 1 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata YRWA 313 213 209
Townsend’s Warbler Setophaga townsendi TOWA 64 35 37
Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus SPTO 4 3 1
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina CHSP 281 168 233
Brewer’s Sparrow Spizella breweri BRSP 0 7 3
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia SOSP 4 4 6
Lincoln’s Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii LISP 0 2 6
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis DEJU 152 74 127
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana WETA 306 215 213
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus BHGR 8 3 22
Lazuli Bunting Passerina amoena LAZB 3 1 74
Cassin’s Finch Haemorhous cassinii CAFI 98 89 118
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra RECR 68 25 67
Pine Siskin Spinus pinus PISI 53 14 112
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus EVGR 3 2 1