Atlas author Richard West kindly sent us original data printouts of the atlas from files maintained by fellow author Gene Hess at the Delaware Museum of Natural History in April, 2004. Data are presented here by agreement between the atlas project, NBII, and USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.
Results should be
Bird Atlas Explorer (online resource). 2014. U.S. Geological Survey
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center & National Biological Information
Infrastructure. <Date of access>. http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bba.
Data extracted from: Hess, Gene K., Richard L. West, Maurice V. Barnhill III, and Lorraine M. Fleming. 2000. Birds of Delaware. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press. 635pp.
Any use of these data should be accompanied by the proper citation as shown above. For questions or to use large portions of the dataset, please contact Richard West at RickLWest@aol.com.
Sponsorship for this project was provided by Delmarva Ornithological Society, Delaware Museum of Natural History, Delaware Nature Society, and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.
Second atlas: Delaware 2008-2012
The currently displayed project is a first breeding
bird atlas. For information about the second ("follow-up") atlas, see