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Features of Breeding Bird Atlas Explorer
 
The BBA Explorer displays archived atlas data & disseminates preliminary results from
current atlas projects managing their project here. For an overview of data management
features, see "Bba Explorer Feature Summary.doc". Below is a simple visual overview.

1. Explore individual atlases and view results >> learn more

2. View your results or enter new sightings for an atlas in progress >> learn more

3. View species breeding evidence maps from one or more atlases >> learn more


1. Explore individual atlases and view results (below: Maryland & DC Atlas, 2002-2006)

Atlas home example for Maryland & DC

 

a. Methods: learn about sampling methods, coverage efforts, breeding codes, and more. b. Species Info: learn about species' safe dates, status notes, and more. c. Results: view results by species, block, or region, browse summary tables, and more.
Methods screen Species info screen Example results screen

2. View your results or enter new sightings for an atlas in progress (below: Vermont 2003-2007)

Example menu

 

a. View your results b. Enter new sightings
Your results screen Enter new sightings screen

3. View species breeding evidence maps from one or more atlases

Species map example

 

a. Select a species from a single atlas (below: interim results of the Red-eyed Vireo from Maryland & DC 2002-2006 displayed at the block level) b. Select a species from multiple atlases (below: the Upland Sandpiper from all the listed published atlases displayed at the quad level)
Local red-eyed vireo map

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This site is: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bba
Information contained in this application does not necessarily have the endorsement of USGS.
Contact: mwimer@usgs.gov

Last updated: Site - May 2014; Content - various, depending on atlas.
Page generated on: 01-Sep-2014