The North American Breeding Bird Survey Results and Analysis, 1966-2005
Entry ID: PWRC_BBS2003

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Summary
Abstract: The Breeding Bird Survey is a source of information about distributions and
population changes of North American birds. It is also a tool for learning
about birds, with with connections to the ID tips with pictures of common North
American birds and quizzes on bird distribution and identification.

The BBS is a large-scale survey of North American birds. It is a ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata for the Breeding Bird Survey 1966-2002 in Biological Data Profile
format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 57.71   S: 24.35   E: -59.8   W: -135.41

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Dataset Title: The North American Breeding Bird Survey Results and Analysis, 1966-2002
Dataset Release Date: 2003
Dataset Release Place: Laurel, Maryland
Dataset Publisher: USGS, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Version: Version 2003.1.
Data Presentation Form: Graphic Images of Maps
Online Resource: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bbs/
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
brdpwrc0004

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1966-01-01
Stop Date: 2002-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality We welcome comments on the home page. We intend to improve it as new methods
for summary of survey data are developed, and in response to user feedback. We
caution that, as always in data analyses, the possibility exists for errors in
the analyses and summaries.

Concerning BBS routes: Arc/INFO software was ... View entire text
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
North American Breeding Bird Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Biological Resources Division, USGS, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/BBS/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JOHN SAUER
Phone: 301-497-5662
Fax: 301-497-5666
Email: john_r_sauer at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
Bird Breeding Survey
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Biological Resources Division
U.S. Geological Survey
11510 American Holly Drive
City: Laurel
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20708-4019
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 301-497-5662
Fax: 301-497-5666
Email: john_r_sauer at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
Bird Breeding Survey
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Biological Resources Division
U.S. Geological Survey
11510 American Holly Drive
City: Laurel
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20708-4019
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Sauer, J. R., and S. Droege, editors. 1990. Survey designs and statistical
methods for the estimation of avian population trends. U. S. Fish. Wildl.
Serv., Biol. Rept. 90(1).

Geissler, P. H., and J. R. Sauer. 1990. Topics in route regression analysis.
Pgs 54-57 in J. R. Sauer and S. Droege, eds. Survey designs and statistical
methods for the estimation of ... View entire text
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-05-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-21
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-05-27
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