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Keith L. Pardieck

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
12100 Beech Forest Road
Laurel, MD 20708-4038

Photo of Keith L. Pardieck

Telephone: 301-497-5843

Fax: 301-497-5784

Email: kpardieck@usgs.gov 

Wildlife Biologist

Primary Responsibilities: 
Coordinate all aspects of the U.S. portion of the North American Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) program, including the management of a 4.5-million-record database.

Education/Training: 
B.S., Indiana University, 1989
M.S., Indiana University, 1995

Areas of Expertise/Interest: Avian monitoring and sampling techniques; avian conservation; conservation biology; natural history
Accomplishments/Awards/Achievements: 
STAR Award
, U.S. Geological Survey (2006); Sustained Exceptional Service Award, USGS (2006); Scientific Achievement Award, USGS (2000); STAR Award, USGS (1998); Special Achievement Award, U.S. National Biological Service (1994); Special Achievement Award, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (1993)

Active Projects: 
Coordination of the North American Breeding Bird Survey  

Integrated monitoring of North American bird populations

Revamp of BBS web-based management system

Implementation of BBS Strategic Plan: 2006-2010

Expansion of BBS program into Mexico

Development of BBS route mapping application

Development of stand-alone data entry program

Publications/Products: 
U.S. Geological Survey. 2007. Strategic Plan of the North American Breeding Bird Survey: 2006-2010. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1307, 19 p.

Conway, C.J. and K.L. Pardieck. 2006. Population trajectory of Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) in eastern Washington. Northwest Science 80: 292-297.

Pardieck, K.L., D.J. Ziolkowski, and K. Boone. North American Breeding Bird Survey Outreach Brochure. USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

North American Breeding Bird Survey Methodology Training Program. 2002. USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.(CD-ROM, K. Pardieck, Exec. Producer)

Pardieck, K.L. and J.R. Sauer.  2000.  The 1996 – 1999 Summary of the North American Breeding Bird Survey.  Bird Populations 5: 30-48.

Pardieck, K.L., J. Hostetler, B.G. Peterjohn.  1999.  Breeding Bird Survey Internet data delivery.  Poster Presentation.  117th AOU Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Pardieck, K.L., J.M. Meyers and M. Pagán.  1996.  Surveys of Puerto Rican Screech-Owls in large-tract and fragmented forest habitats.  Wilson Bulletin 108: 776-782.

Meyers, J.M. and K.L. Pardieck.  1993.  Evaluation of three elevated mist-net systems for sampling birds.  Journal of Field Ornithology 64: 270-277.

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