SERC Data Table of Contents

meta key # bird002
dataset or series of data Winter bird counts at SERC
keywords bird, winter habitat, annual count, Maryland
originator Lynch, J., continued by P. Marra
file format Excel spreadsheet, Hard copy
platform paper
study site locale SERC, Edgewater, Maryland
beg. date (yyyymmdd) 19820123
ongoing? yes
end date (yyyymmdd)  
meas. freq. 1 time per winter
site size 70 km2
# of stations 4 areas
west long. -76.56
east long. -76.53
north lat. 38.85
south lat. 38.9
parameters species, # birds seen in: area 1, area 2, area 3, area 4, total
current sharing status by request
current advertising status SERC website
abstract Volunteers (# Range: 7-22) walked and drove through 4 areas around SERC property and recorded the number of each species of bird that they saw. Most observations were done between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm on one day in the middle of winter (usually in Jan.). Surveys were conducted in 1982, 1983, 1989-2000 so far.
additional documentation / reference article download data from: http://www.serc.si.edu/research/longterm_data/longterm_data.aspx

Last Updated on 12/28/00
By Michelle Berger