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Department of Defense FY22 San Clemente Loggerhead Shrike Captive Breeding Project Notice of Funding Opportunity

Request for Statements of Interest Number: W9126G-22-2-SOI-2166

Deadline for Submissions - 04 April 2022

Eligibility - Nonfederal partner organizations in the Californian, Desert Southwest, and Pacific Northwest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU)

Project Title - San Clemente Loggerhead Shrike Captive Breeding Project, San Clemente Island, Naval Base Coronado, California

San Clemente Island (SCI) supports a large number of endemic organisms. Some of these are listed as federally endangered or threatened species by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) (such as the San Clemente Loggerhead Shrike addressed herein), Endangered Species Act candidate conservation taxa, and/or listed by California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

The goals and objectives of the project are to continue to maintain and care for captive Loggerhead Shrikes for release, provide necessary veterinary care and pathology for chicks and adults, and to collect and analyze all necessary biological data. Tasks include participation in a detailed kick-off meeting, coordination of any other meetings required to support project execution, data storage, analytical reporting, maintaining and caring for current captive loggerhead shrike at San Clemente Island, production of juvenile loggerhead shrikes for release, execution of supplemental diet plans that provide food and forage for captive flock, provide demographic and genetic management for captive and wild flocks on San Clemente Island, and providing veterinary care and pathology services for San Clement Loggerhead Shrikes.

Additional details are provided in the Request for Statements of Interest (W9126G-22-2-SOI-2166) and accompanying Statement of Objectives available here (LINK).


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