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California Brown Pelican Citizen Science Survey

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is partnering with Audubon and Cornell Lab of Ornithology to launch the first ever citizen science survey for California brown pelicans across the Pacific coast! The survey will take place during a two hour window from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. May 7, 2016 across more than 100 sites in Washington, Oregon, and California, and will help conservation professionals collect important data on the distribution and abundance of California brown pelicans across the Pacific coast.

Project URL: http://ca.audubon.org/brownpelicansurvey

Geographic Scope: Pacific coastline including 113 sites across Oregon, Washington and California

Status: Active

Recruiting Volunteers: Yes, this project is recruiting

Participation Tasks: Classification or tagging, Data entry, Geolocation, Identification, Measurement, Observation, Photography, Site selection and/or description,

Start Date: 2016-05-07

Project Contact: aweinstein@audubon.org

Federal Government Sponsor:

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Other Federal Government Sponsor:

Name of Nonfederal Sponsors: National Audubon Society, California Audubon, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Audubon network

Project Topic: Animals, Biology, Climate and weather, Ecology and environment, Nature and outdoors, Ocean/water and marine, Science policy,

Intended Outcomes: Research development, Civic and community, Individual learning, Conservation,