2 - Breeding Behaviors

The second Atlas Essential is all about describing the breeding behaviors you observe. This is the fun part of atlasing! By recording behaviors on your checklists you provide critical data for science and conservation.

Read the articles below to learn when to enter codes (always!), how to use the codes correctly, what to do if you see a rare or sensitive species, and advice for getting more breeding confirmations.

When should you add breeding codes to your checklist? Always!
Matching bird behaviors to specific codes is all you have to do to atlas!
Submitting data for rare and sensitive species.
When and where to survey, how to find breeding birds, and having a strategy.