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Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Data and Tools

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Date published: May 21, 2018

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.

Date published: May 21, 2018

Contaminant Exposure and Effects-Terrestrial Vertebrates Database

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.

Date published: May 21, 2018

Whole Wildlife Toxicology Catalog

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.

Date published: April 6, 2018

How many birds have been banded since 1960?

Explore the total number of birds banded and band encountered by bird group since 1960 by bird banders.

Date published: April 4, 2018

Summaries of Banding and Encounter Data

Explore bird banders' data and learn how many birds have been banded and encountered since 1960.

Date published: April 2, 2018

BBL Longevity Records

Explore bird banders' data and learn how long birds may live.

Date published: March 30, 2018

Request data from the BBL

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.

Date published: March 30, 2018

Key Reference for Banders

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.

Date published: March 29, 2018

Key Reference for BBL 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.

Date published: March 28, 2018

Bandit Banding Software

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.

Date published: March 27, 2018

Memos to All Banders (MTABs) since 1922

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. 

Date published: March 9, 2018

Visualizing Models for Avian Influenza Viruses

Emergence of avian influenza viruses with the potential to be highly pathogenic to poultry, wild birds, & humans, such as the highly pathogenic H5N1 and H7N9 cause serious concern for the global economic & public health sectors. Visual representations of model data can be effective in helping to discover how the spread of the virus is influenced by environmental & human factors....