Established in 1976, Circuit Rider Productions, Inc. (CRP) is a private non-profit service agency dedicated to the enhancement of environmental and human resources.

Principal Author: John D. Crandall, Biologist

Rocky Thompson, CRP Restoration Planner, was instrumental during all phases of this project. Creative design and layout were made possible by Glenda Doughty. Special thanks are also due to the following people for technical review and comment, Karen Gaffney (CRP), Katherine Gledhill (CRP), Lisa Shanks, (NRCS), Charlette Sanders (NRCS), and Joan Dranginis (Madrone Audobon).

Breeding notes and other specific information was obtained from The Birder’s Handbook: a Field Guide to the Natural History of North American Birds by P.R. Ehrlich, D.S. Dobkin and D. Wheye. 1988. Simon and Schuster, New York, NY.

Breeding dates were obtained from the Sonoma County Breeding Bird Atlas. 1995. Madrone Audobon Society. Betty Burridge, editor.

Box plans courtesy of the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Major funding provided through a grant from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Environmental Quality Incentives Program.

Special thanks to: Cal Crandall, Robert Carrol Woodworking, Jason Miller, Anna Eyler, Pamela Middleton and Diane Serlin.