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Cornell Lab of Ornithology


NestWatch, Urban Ecology Center


is coordinated in Milwaukee, Wisconsin by the

Urban Ecology Center   

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The Urban Ecology Center is encouraging members, neighbors, schools and interested birders to monitor the nests of birds breeding in your backyards or neighboring areas. Data you collect will help ornithologists at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to study and conserve birds across the country. Participation is easy.

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Go to the NestWatch Gateway page small arrow



birds, nests

families, individuals, church groups, youth groups

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

education, research, community-building


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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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