for Wildlife and Ecosystem
Conservation and Management
MIGRATORY BIRD & SHARED SPECIES
Susan Jewell, USFWS
Brian Collins, USFWS
Luis Rios, New Mexico Dept. of Game & Fish
Christopher Brand, USGS
Douglas Kroften, USFWS
Kheryn Klubnikin, USFS
Marc Weitzel, USFWS
Caroline Kennedy, Defenders of Wildlife
Mike Wallace, San Diego Zoo
Steve Wendt, CWS
Ken Corcoran, CWS
Eleazar Loa Loza, SEMARNAT
Eduardo Carrera, DUMAC
Elvia de la Cruz Robles, INE
ISSUE: PEREGRINE FALCON HARVEST
48 permits for take of peregrine for falconry purposes over the last 3-4 years.
Action Migratory Bird Table: If the US develops an Environmental Assessment on harvest of peregrine falcons they will provide it to Canadian and Mexican counterparts for review and comment. The US will report the status of the harvest to the tables at next years Trilateral.
Contact: Brian Millsap
ISSUE: CALIFORNIA CONDOR REINTRODUCTION PROJECT
Action for both Tables: Continued endorsement of the ongoing condor reintroduction program.
Contact: Mike Wallace
ISSUE: BURROWING OWL
Action for both Tables: Continued endorsement of the ongoing collaborative survey and recovery effort.
Contact: Ken Corcoran
ISSUE: PIPING PLOVER
Action for Shared Species: Recommendation that Canada and Mexico review the U.S. National Oil Spill Response Plan by the end of July 2003. Move toward table endorsement of the Plan.
Contact: Ken Corcoran - CA and Mauro Reyna - MX to coordinate the review.
ISSUE: WEST NILE VIRUS
Action for Shared Species Table: Recommend endorsement of Trilateral information network to facilitate reporting of West Nile Virus. Proposal due w/in 90 days.
Action for Migratory Bird Table: From US & Canada can provide advice and/or training for Mexican scientists on diagnostics, field sampling, and lab analysis.
Potential Country Contacts: Ted Leighton - CA, Antonio Gomez Mendieta - MX, Christopher Brandt - US.
ISSUE: LIGHT FOOTED CLAPPER RAIL
Action for Shared Species Table: Continue the effort to find a Mexican counterpart to collaborate with. The project would eventually want access to the marshes in Mexico to gather genetic samples and potentially propagules to add to captive flock.
Action for Migratory Bird Table: Project proposal will be given to Migratory Bird Table Co-chairs, by September, who will review for possible endorsement.
Contact: Brian Collins