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Data Resources

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Year-end Reports

After each nesting season, Lab scientists analyze the data submitted by NestWatch participants. Starting in 2016, the findings were published in the NestWatch Digest.

Project-wide Data Downloads

Explore NestWatch data by species, year, and location. This information is intended for casual use only. If you are interested in using NestWatch data as part of a formal research or management project, please use the NestWatch Open Dataset Downloads available below.

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Download Raw NestWatch Data for Analysis

Researchers seeking to conduct formal analyses using the NestWatch Open Dataset are encouraged to download the raw data available on this page. Note that raw data files are large and require proficiency in statistical software or advanced database tools.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology