Metadata Summary

Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Datasource Information

Dataset TypeMonitoring/Sampling Data
Name of Data SourceAudubon Christmas Bird Count
Number of Waterbodies SampledNot Available
Datasource Abbreviation (dataset)AUDUBON_CBC
Description of DatasourceAudubon Christmas Bird Count data collected by volunteers annually. More than 50,000 observers participate each year in this all-day census of early-winter bird populations. The results of their efforts are compiled into the longest running database in ornithology, representing over a century of unbroken data on trends of early-winter bird populations across the Americas. Simply put, the Christmas Bird Count, or CBC, is citizen science in action.
Method of Transferring Data to the AtlasManual transfer via HTTP
How Often Data is Transferred to the AtlasAnnually
Date of Most Recent Data TransferNot Available
Period of Record Within the AtlasNot Available
Disclaimer/Use ConstraintsNone

Custodian Information

Agency Name National Audubon Society
Christmas Bird Counts
Audubon Science Office
Contact NameAudubon Science Office
Contact Phone302-858-0724
Contact Email cbcadmin@audubon.org
Contact URL https://www.audubon.org/conservation/science/christmas-bird-count