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Nighthawk_512x219National Wildlife Refuges work closely with other researchers, Universities and science-based organizations interested in supporting the agency’s wildlife conservation mission.

The following are some of the recent research and monitoring projects conducted on the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge:

  • Occupancy monitoring of Lesser long-nosed bat maternity colony at Bluebird Mine 
  • Presence of wintering Grey Vireo and Elephant Tree condition  
  • Human Effects on Sonoran Pronghorn 
  • Non-invasive genetics of Sonoran Pronghorn 
  • Sonoran Desert Breeding Bird Survey 
  • Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Lion use of developed water resources 
  • Cactus Feruginous Pygmy Owl Presence 
  • Annual Nightjar Survey 
  • Long-term Vegetation Plot Monitoring 
  • Bighorn Sheep Population Monitoring 
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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2013
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