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SONORAN DESERT CONSERVATION PLAN
SPECIES LISTS FOR PIMA COUNTY, ARIZONA


Lists of vertebrates and plants that occur within Pima County were provided by various sources and compiled by Mr. David Scalero, Pima County Flood Control District, Water Resources Division. A description of the sources for these lists is provided below:


Mammals


Albrecht, E. 2004. Unpublished list of mammals for Saguaro National Park. University of Arizona.


Arizona Game and Fish Department (AGFD). Unpublished abstract, Heritage Data Management System (HDMS). April 1999.


Pima County. 1999. Determining species of concern in Pima County, Arizona. Prepared for the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan (SDCP). Pima County, Arizona.


RECON Environmental Consultants. 2000. Priority Vulnerable Species: Data Compilation and Synthesis. Prepared for the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan (SDCP). Pima County, Arizona.


Smith, E. L. 2005. Personal communication via a letter dated February 11, 2005. Environmental Planning Group.


Swann, D. 2004. A checklist of herptofauna and mammals of Saguaro National Park. Western National Parks Association at www.wnpa.org.


U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2002. Mammals of Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge. Obtained from http://southwest.fws.gov/refuges/arizona/cabmam.html.

 


Birds


Albrecht, E. 2004. Unpublished list of birds for Saguaro National Park. University of Arizona.


Arizona Game and Fish Department (AGFD). Unpublished abstract, Heritage Data Management System (HDMS). April 1999.


Corman, T. and Stevenson, M. 2004. Unpublished list of birds compiled for Pima County. Arizona Game and Fish Department and Arizona Bird Count.


RECON Environmental Consultants. 2000. Priority Vulnerable Species: Data Compilation and Synthesis. Prepared for the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan (SDCP). Pima County, Arizona.


Saguaro National Park (SNP). 1999. A checklist of the birds of Saguaro National Park. Southwest Parks and Monuments Association, Tucson, Arizona.


Smith, E. L. 2005. Personal communication via a letter dated February 11, 2005. Environmental Planning Group.


Tucson Bird Count. 2004. Unpublished results from bird observations conducted April - May 2004. Obtained from www.tucsonbirds.org.

 


Amphibians and Reptiles


Albrecht, E. 2004. Unpublished list of reptiles and amphibians for Saguaro National Park. University of Arizona.


Holm, P. 2004. Unpublished list of herptofauna for Saguaro National Park. Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.


RECON Environmental Consultants. 2000. Priority Vulnerable Species: Data Compilation and Synthesis. Prepared for the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan (SDCP). Pima County Arizona.


Smith, E. L. 2005. Personal communication via a letter dated February 11, 2005. Environmental Planning Group.


Swann, D. 2004. A checklist of herptofauna and mammals of Saguaro National Park. Western National Parks Association at www.wnpa.org.


Tucson Herpetological Society. 2003. Herpetofauna of the 100-mile Circle. Obtained from http//tucsonherpsociety.org/circanim.html.


Wooldridge, B. Email communication dated December 29, 2004, routed through Sherry Barrett to David Scalero. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

 


Fish


Minckley, W. L. 2000. Database of fishes within Pima County. Unpublished abstract. Arizona State University.


Pima County. 1999. Determining species of concern in Pima County, Arizona. Prepared for the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan (SDCP). Pima County, Arizona.


RECON Environmental Consultants. 2000. Priority Vulnerable Species: Data Compilation and Synthesis. Prepared for the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan (SDCP). Pima County Arizona.

 


Plants


Arizona Game and Fish Department (AGFD). Unpublished abstract, Heritage Data Management System (HDMS). April 1999. Felger, R. and Rosen, P. C. 2004. Biological surveys conducted for the Pima County Flood Control District within District-owned properties along the Canada Del Oro. Pima County, Arizona.


McLaughlin, S. 1992. Preliminary flora of southeastern Arizona (Pima, Santa Cruz, and Cochise Counties). Unpublished manuscript. University of Arizona.


Van Devender, T. R. 2005. Personal communication with Tom Van Devender who reviewed and revised the list of plants compiled for Pima County. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.


Only confirmed species records were used in the development of the species lists for Pima County. The overall list of species within Pima County is still in the development stage and will be refined as new information becomes available. The preliminary lists will be posted on the County website in an effort to gain further input from the science community and other resources. If you have any confirmed records of species that are not on these lists please contact Mr. Scalero at:
Pima County Flood Control District
201 N. Stone Ave., 4th Floor
Tucson, AZ 85701
phone: (520) 740-6350 main
(520) 205-8353 direct
fax: (520) 205-8360
email: david.scalero@dot.pima.gov

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