Who's Who of Citizen-based Monitoring in Wisconsin.
  		Photo: Wisconsin River - K. Mooney
eBird

Affiliation:
Cornell Lab of Ornithology & National Audubon Society

Contact Information:
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
159 Sapsucker Woods Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
607-254-2106
eBird@cornell.edu

Year Started:
1966



Purpose:
eBird documents the presence or absence of species, as well as bird abundance through checklist data. eBird's goal is to maximize the utility and accessibility of the vast numbers of bird observations made each year by recreational and professional bird watchers.

Subject Area(s):
Birds

Data Type(s) Collected:
Population Status
Population Trends
Population Health
Distribution and Range
Habitat Requirements
Habitat Protection
GIS mapping/monitoring
Collectors and users


# of Volunteers:
1000's (includes all Cornell programs)

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Online training
Volunteer monitor newsletter
Research Kits
Group website
Data analysis and reporting
Email list or list-serve for volunteers
Staff consultation with individual monitors

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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