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West Virginia Breeding Bird Atlas II

Main Project Information
Goal No Goal was listed but it’s probably amazing
Task No Task was listed but it’s probably doable
Where West Virginia United States
Description

The West Virginia Breeding Bird Atlas Project needs volunteer surveyors to document the breeding status of bird species. Surveyors register for atlas blocks and agree to provide adequate survey coverage either in the form of hours spent atlasing or number of species encountered – or both. Surveying a block involves documenting all bird species encountered. Their breeding status is recorded based on a series of codes which categorizes them as possible, probable or confirmed.

Anyone can participate! The success of the West Virginia Breeding Bird Atlas II depends on the active participation of a variety of outdoor enthusiasts; birders, hikers, hunters and anglers, backyard feeder watchers, farmers and the list goes on.

Please note that the most important way in which you can contribute to the atlas is by volunteering to survey atlas blocks and submitting as many observations as possible. However, there are many additional ways in which you can contribute to the success of the West Virginia Breeding Bird Atlas II.

How to Join

To become a volunteer, visit the project website and determine your level of commitment: http://martes.dnr.state.wv.us/BreedingBirdsAtlas/BecomeVol/BecomeVol.aspx

Website http://martes.dnr.state.wv.us/BreedingBirdsAtlas/default.aspx
Required Gear

The project manual will provide a list of all of necessary gear and materials: http://martes.dnr.state.wv.us/BreedingBirdsAtlas/AtlasMaterials/manualedited2.pdf.

Ideal Age Group Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families
Spend the Time outdoors
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Project Updated 05/23/2018