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Participation fee $0
Expenses $0
Spend the time outdoors
Location New Jersey United States
Appropriate for kids no
Teaching materials no


Required Gear:

Clipboard & Pencils, Erasers, etc.
Bird Count Datasheets for all survey points
Overall Site Maps on aerial photo
Survey Point Maps with Count Circle on aerial photo (one for each point)
Route Map(s)
Binoculars
Watch with second hand (or timer)
Compass (optional)
GPS Unit (optional)
Thermometer (optional)


New Jersey Audubon Shorebird Survey


Monitor trends in shorebird populations.
Count and record shorebirds in NJ.

New Jersey Audubon Shorebird Survey needs volunteers to count shorebirds and record information about their behavior in the New Jersey meadowlands.

The survey is aimed at assessing status and changes in populations of shorebirds. The data collected by volunteers will be incorporated into the national database of the Program for Regional and International Shorebird Monitoring, whose overall goal is to monitor trends in shorebird populations.

In addition, the information will help identify areas important to southbound shorebirds, and define shorebird management goals for New Jersey.

New Jersey residents: don't miss this chance to make a difference!




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