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Seven Years of Gull Data Archived

From 2010 until 2016, Cornell University students diligently collected nesting data on two species of gulls at the Shoals Marine Lab on Appledore Island off the coast of Maine. Recently this large data set has come home to roost in our NestWatch database via a generous bulk-upload contribution from Dr. David Bonter including 1,564 nest records consisting of 49,284 detailed nest checks! Read our latest blog post for more on the team’s efforts.

We accept large data sets year-round of any species, including those not in nest boxes. Contact us if you have nesting data that you’d like to permanently archive with NestWatch.