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Cornell Lab of Ornithology


Jay Watch

Jay Watch

is run by

The Nature Conservancy

in partnership with

Archbold Biological Station

Open the Jay Watch website



Jay Watch is a citizen science program to fill in data gaps by monitoring Florida scrub-jays on conservation sites to assess populations and trends over time. Scrub-jay groups, including young of the year to assess productivity, are mapped annually, and habitat condition is mapped biennially. Habitat loss and degradation are the reasons attributed to the species' decline and Threatened listing status. Jay Watch data inform habitat management, with the goal of more high quality habitat to support more scrub-jays.


Open the Jay Watch website



Topic - FL scrub-jay, scrub, habitat, monitoring

Audience - any age, agencies, professional, amateur

Location - peninsular Florida, North America

Goals - FL scrub-jay monitoring, scrub habitat monitoring, inform scrub management, education



Cheryl Millett, Biologist  email Cheryl


Citizen science, volunteer monitoring, participatory action research... this site supports organizers of all initiatives where public participants are involved in scientific research.

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