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					CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT DIVISION

SPOTTED OWL DATABASE FIELD GLOSSARY TERRITORY SUMMARY FILE field type field length

NSO_TERR.DBF, STROCSNX.DBF, STROCSCX.DBF

DFG assigned, unique for each territory. Standard 5 character alphanumeric w/ county (first 2 characters) where site was originally found, and the number within county (last 3 characters). COUNTY c 2 County of current activity center for the site; use standard county abbreviations. AM AP BU CA CO DN ED FR GL HU KE LK LS LA MA MR MP MD MO MN MT NP MV OR PC PL RI SB SD SL SR SH SI SK SO TE TR TU TL VE YU OWNER c 4 Code by land owner type. USFS = Forest Service CA = State of California BLM = Bur. of Land Mgmt. CNTY = County government NPS = Nat'l. Park Service MUNI = Municipal Government PVTI = Private, industrial forest CNSV = Conservation group PVT = Other private NAL = Native American lands FOREST c 3 Code by specific land owner. USFS ANG = Angeles CLE = Cleveland ELD = Eldorado INY = Inyo KLA = Klamath LAS = Lassen LP = Los Padres LTB = Lake Tahoe Basin MEN = Mendocino MOD = Modoc PLU = Plumas RR = Rogue River SB = San Bernardino SEQ = Sequoia SIE = Sierra SIS = Siskiyou SR = Six Rivers ST = Shasta-Trinity STA = Stanislaus TAH = Tahoe TOI = Toiyabe BLM BKF = Bakersfield CD = California Desert CAR = Carson City SUS = Susanville UKI = Ukiah NPS GG = Golden Gate KIC = Kings Canyon LSV = Lassen Volcanic MRW = Muir Woods PR = Point Reyes RDW = Redwood SQA = Sequoia WHI = Whiskeytown YOS = Yosemite CA CA = State of Calif - unknown CDF = California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection CPR = California Department of Parks and Recreation UC = Univ. of Calif. CNTY See COUNTY list MUNI ACO = Arcata, city of MSD = Marin Special Dist. MWD = Marin Muni. Water Dist. PVTI Some landowner designations may be out of date and represent the owner when the observation was made. ARC = Arcata Redwood BRN = Barnum BTY = Beaty CHA = Champion COL = Collins Pine CFL = Coastal Forestlands CRA = Crane Mills EEL = Eel River ELK = Elk River FGS = Fruit Growers GUA = Gualala Redwoods JHI = John Hancock MRC = Mendocino Redwoods (Louisiana-Pacific) PLC = Pacific Lumber PNR = Pioneer REL = Rellim Rdws RSB = Roseburg SPI = Sierra Pacific SMP = Simpson STM = Stimson SW = Soper-Wheeler TP = Timber Products TTC = The Timber Co. (Georgia-Pacific ) PVT PGE = Pacific Gas & Electric
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MASTEROWL

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CNSV FOREST continued NAL DIST c USFS BLM

ACR = Audubon Canyon Ranch

NC = Nature Conservancy

CA CDF CPR

PVT CNSV NAL OWLNO n LOCALE 10,0 c

TOWNSHIP RANGE SECTION QTR SIXTH

c c n c c

SXTYFRTH

c

OTHR_SECS

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UTMZONE UTMN UTME ACTYPE

c c c c

HOO = Hoopa LCI = Los Coyotes MGI = Mesa Grande RVL = Round Valley TRI = Tule River 3 Code by district, unit. See attached list. ALT = Alturas ART = Arcata CL = Clear Lake CLN = Caliente EGL = Eagle Lake FOL = Folsom PS = Palm Springs RED = Redding HSP = State Hospital JAC = Jackson LSP = Las Posadas LAT = LaTour AC = Austin Creek AF = Annadel Farms AR = Armstrong Redwoods ADS = Admiral Stanley BN = Bothe-Napa CVR = Calaveras DNC = Del Norte Coast Redwoods HR = Humboldt Redwoods JL = Jack London JS = Jed Smith MLR = Maillard Redwoods MSJ = Mt. San Jacinto MT = Mount Tamalpais MTW = Montgomery Woods NRS = Navarro River Strip PC = Prairie Creek RG = Richardson's Grove RUG = Russian Gulch SNK = Sinkyone SMR = Smythe Redwoods SPP = Sugar Pine Point SPT = Samuel P. Taylor TB = Tomales Bay PGE = Pacific Gas & Electric ACR = Audubon Canyon Ranch NC = Nature Conservancy HOO = Hoopa LCI = Los Coyotes MGI = Mesa Grande TRI = Tule River Unique number assigned to this owl territory/site by forest/land owner. 1-9999 16 Specific topographic site describing territory. Lower case denotes a topographical feature not named on USGS map. e.g., DEER CR 3 Township. 15N 3 Range. 4E 4,0 Section containing activity center. 1-36 2 Quarter section containing owl activity center. If given as C, then represents center of section; if given as N, S, E, or W, then given as the half section. 2 Sixteenth section containing owl activity center. If given as C, then represents center of the quarter section; if given as N, S, E, or W, then given as the half of the quarter section. 2 64th section containing owl activity center. If given as C, then represents center of sixteenth section; if given as N, S, E, or W, then given as the half of the sixteenth section. 27 Other sections where these owls have been found. Includes other township descriptor ( ` ^ \ < > ' ~ / ) indicating township to NW, N, NE, W, E, SW, S, or SE of section containing activity center. 2 UTM zone number. Either 10 or 11 7 UTM north coordinates. 7 digit no. 7 UTM east coordinates. 6 digit no. 3 Alphanumeric; basis for identifying owl activity center. U = Single, S = Terr. single, P = Pair, Y = Young,
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HIST REPSTATUS NEST YRVER EXREL POSREP QUADNO ELEVMAX HCACAT

c c c c c c c n c

10 2 3 4 3 4 7 7,0 3

HCALOC

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8

RTYPE

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OWLNO2ND COMMENTS

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N = Nest; plus year, e.g., N92 Date that owls were last observed at this site and the occupancy status during the year of the last observation. Best ever occupancy status for this territory. S = Single T = Territorial single P = Pair Most recent year when nest has been found. Year owl activity center was last verified. 1992 Is activity center reliable & existing in 1990's. Y, N or N/A Year reproduction last verified. 1992 Lat.-Long. code number for USGS Quad. map. 4012348 Elevation at activity center. INCOMPLETE. [Type/category of land use unit on federal land.] A = Administratively withdrawn D = Adaptive Management Area L = Late-successional reserve M = Forest matrix W = Congressionally or legislatively withdrawn U = Undetermined INCOMPLETE. Proposed 4(d) rule province. CA = California Cascades K = California Klamath CO = California Coast W = Wells Mtn./Bully Choop H = Hardwoods O = site is in Oregon INCOMPLETE. [Type of reserved land.] C = owl research area E = experimental forest F = RNA/ACEC G = wilderness H = wild & scenic river I = visual corridor, recreation area L = late succesional reserve M = county or municipal park/wild area N = national park P = state park Q = private natural area/preserve S = state forest T = state HCP site X = stream protection zone Y = other withdrawal area Z = private HCP site Unique number assigned to this owl territory/site by a second owner. NOT USED. [General comments .]

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SPOTTED OWL DATABASE FIELD GLOSSARY OBSERVATION FILE MASTEROWL c 5

NOSIGHTX.DBF, SN_OBS.DBF, SCSIGHTX.DBF

AC OWLNO n OBSNO FOREST

DIST

DFG assigned, unique for each territory Standard 5 character alphanumeric w/ county (1,2) where site was originally found and number within county (3,3) c 1 If “x” appears, then this observation is the basis for the current activity center. 10,0 Number or name assigned to this owl territory by forest/land owner/researcher. n 8,0 Unique # for each sighting. Unique by forest. c 3 Code by specific land owner - See list USFS ANG = Angeles CLE = Cleveland ELD = Eldorado INY = Inyo KLA = Klamath LAS = Lassen LP = Los Padres LTB = Lake Tahoe Basin MEN = Mendocino MOD = Modoc PLU = Plumas RR = Rogue River SB = San Bernardino SEQ = Sequoia SIE = Sierra SIS = Siskiyou SR = Six Rivers ST = Shasta-Trinity STA = Stanislaus TAH = Tahoe TOI = Toiyabe BLM BKF = Bakersfield CD = California Desert CAR = Carson City SUS = Susanville UKI = Ukiah NPS GG = Golden Gate KIC = Kings Canyon LSV = Lassen Volcanic MRW = Muir Woods PR = Point Reyes RDW = Redwood SQA = Sequoia WHI = Whiskeytown YOS = Yosemite CA CA = State of Calif - uknown CDF = California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection CPR = California Department of Parks and Recreation UC = Univ. of Calif. CNTY See county list MUNI ACO = Arcata, city of MSD = Marin Special Dist. MWD = Marin Muni. Water Dist. PVTI Some landowner designations may be out of date and represent the owner when the observation was made. ARC = Arcata Redwood BRN = Barnum BTY = Beaty CHA = Champion COL = Collins Pine CFL = Coastal Forestlands CRA = Crane Mills EEL = Eel River ELK = Elk River FGS = Fruit Growers GUA = Gualala Redwoods JHI = John Hancock MRC = Mendocino Redwoods (Louisiana-Pacific) PLC = Pacific Lumber PNR = Pioneer REL = Rellim Rdws RSB = Roseburg SPI = Sierra Pacific SMP = Simpson STM = Stimson SW = Soper-Wheeler TP = Timber Products TTC = The Timber Co. (Georgia-Pacific) PVT PGE = Pacific Gas & Electric CNSV ACR = Audubon Canyon Ranch NC = Nature Conservancy NAL HOO = Hoopa LCI = Los Coyotes MGI = Mesa Grande RVL = Round Valley TRI = Tule River c 3 Code by unit - Also, see USFS list of districts BLM ALT = Alturas ART = Arcata CL = Clear Lake CLN = Caliente EGL = Eagle Lake FOL = Folsom PS = Palm Springs RED = Redding CA HSP = State Hospital CDF JAC = Jackson LSP = Las Posadas LAT = LaTour

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DIST continued CPR AC = Austin Creek AF = Annadel Farms AR = Armstrong Redwoods ADS = Admiral Stanley BN = Bothe-Napa CVR = Calaveras HR = Humboldt Redwoods JL = Jack London JS = Jed Smith MLR = Maillard Redwoods MSJ = Mt. San Jacinto MT = Mount Tamalpais MTW = Montgomery Woods NRS = Navarro River Strip PC = Prairie Creek RG = Richardson's Grove RUG = Russian Gulch SNK = Sinkyone SMR = Smythe Redwoods SPP = Sugar Pine Point SPT = Samuel P. Taylor TB = Tomales Bay Time of observation, 24-hour clock. 0000 to 2400 Time = 1200 indicates observation made at an unspecified time during the day. Time = 2400 indicates observation made at an unspecified time during the night. Time = 9999 indicates the same owl was seen in a different area on same date. Date of observation, date field. MM/DD/YY Dates of 01/01/YY usually represent an observation on a date unknown other than it occurred in YY. Dates of MM/01/YY usually represent an observation on an unknown date in the MM and YY given. Observers name (last) Number of territorial individuals found Only count adults and subadults Age and sex of adult and sub adult owls observed U = age unknown, A = adult, S = subadult; U = sex unknown, M = male, F = female Was a pair observed on this visit? Y or N Was nest found on this visit and is legal that of nest? Y or N Number of young observed on this visit, if determined. Township 15N Range 4E Section containing observation 1-36 Quarter section containing observation Sixteenth section containing observation 64th section containing observation Other sections where owl(s) observed was found after the initial observation May include other township descriptor `^\<>'/ UTM north coordinates 7 digit no. UTM east coordinates 6 digit no. Elevation of owls observed, in feet. General comments

TIMESEEN

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6,0

DATESEEN

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OBSERVER NO_SEEN ADSUBAD

c n c

20 9,0 4

PAIR NEST YOUNG TOWNSHIP RANGE SECTION QTR SIXTH SXTYFRTH OTHR_SECS

c c n c c n c c c c

2 1 3,0 3 3 4,0 2 2 2 12

UTMN UTME ELEV COMMENTS

c c n m

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