What are Tree Swallow Nest Box Records?
  • Nest Box Records are running logs you keep for each box in your project.  
    Click link to see printable form and also see example below.  They can, of
    course, be used for nesting attempts of other bird species.  
  • They let you see at a glance the history of each nesting attempt in that
    particular box from start to finish over the course of a season.
  • It helps to keep Nest Box Records in a binder with numbered dividers for each
    box.  In fact it's a good idea to organize all your project records for a given year
    in sections in one binder for easy reference.

Where does Nest Box Record information come from?
  • This is data you transfer from monitoring Box Check Records onto individual
    Nest Box Record sheets, plus any remarks, concerns, or speculations you
    have regarding that particular nesting attempt.
  • The Nest Box Record displayed here includes fields for adult age and color, and
    for adult and nestling banding data.  A simpler printable version is also available.

Keeping Tree Swallow Nest Box Records
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