Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Arizona
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Arizona Project

Kinship for Harris Hawks in Baja California Sur

September 2018 - June 2020


Participating Agencies

  • University of Arizona GIDP

Use microsatellite markers to assess genetic diversity and kinship at nest sites in agricultural areas in Baja California where the habitat has become fragmented. We will estimate if barriers to gene flow are present in this agricultural landscape. Additionally, look for paternal relationships.