Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Data and Tools
Examination of contaminant exposure and reproduction of ospreys (Pandion haliaetus) nesting in Delaware Bay and River in 2015
Data collected as part of a large ecotoxicology study to assess concentrations, geographic gradients and temporal trends in contaminant exposure of ospreys nesting in Delaware River and Bay.
The Contaminant Exposure and Effects-Terrestrial Vertebrates database (CEE-TV) contains searchable pollution data (>20,000 records, >275,000 individuals, >500 species of birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles) that reside in estuarine and coastal habitats along the Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific Coasts including Alaska and Hawaii and in the Great Lakes Region.
The Whole Wildlife Toxicology Catalog is a compilation of websites containing toxicological information related to amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals that may be of value to scientists, risk assessors, regulators and natural resource managers.
The North American Breeding Bird Survey dataset contains avian point count data for more than 700 North American bird taxa (species, races, and unidentified species groupings). These data are collected annually during the breeding season, primarily June, along thousands of randomly established roadside survey routes in the United States and Canada.
Banding and encounter data are available for research purposes. Individual banding data records exist electronically starting in 1960. Pre-1960 banding data are available only for birds that have been encountered. Individual encounter data are available from 1913.
The key reference book for banders describing the valid codes which include both the numeric and alpha codes for each species, status and additional information codes, and age, sex, and region codes.
The BBL uses a variety of codes to facilitate the data management processes involving the submission of banding records by banders, the submission of reports of banded birds by the public (encounters), and in our publicly available bird banding and encounter datasets.
Bandit is used to store data obtained during banding operations and facilitate the transfer of banding data to the BBL and the Canadian Bird Banding Office (BBO). Bandit allows the bander to enter or import data and edit data associated with bands obtained from the BBL/BBO as well as data for recaptured or resighted birds, including those banded by other banders.
Explore the historical banding notes and memos to all banders (MTABs) since 1922. Learn how the capture and bird banding techniques have evolved and how they have played a critical role to monitor the status and trends of resident and migratory bird populations.