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How can I archive a nest site?

Nest sites can be archived when they are no longer in use, or if the nest box itself has been moved (a new nest site should be created when a nest box is moved more than 12 inches in any direction). Archiving a nest site removes it from your nest site map and yet ensures that the data recorded for that nest site remains in our database.

To archive a nest site, find the nest site under your Nest Site List and click “Manage Location.” On the following page, you’ll see an option to “Archive this nest.” You can always view or un-archive nest sites by using the “Manage archived nests” button on your data homepage.

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Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology