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How do I get started with NestWatch?

Participating in NestWatch is free and easy:

  1. Read our Code of Conduct and take the quick online quiz to get certified
  2. Find nests
  3. Record data
  4. Submit data online or with the mobile app

You will need to create an account here (or sign in with your Cornell Lab username and password if you already have one), and then navigate to the Your Data home page to start entering data. Use the “show instructions” button just below the “Your Data” title, or check out this FAQ for more detailed information on how to add nesting data to your account. You can also review the NestWatch data structure here.

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