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Welcome to the Florida Shorebird Database

The Florida Shorebird Database (FSD) is the central repository for data collected on shorebirds and seabirds in Florida. It allows you to submit and manage your observations. Once the data is entered, it is available to anyone thereby allowing researchers, managers, conservationists, and permit reviewers to use your information to help conserve shorebirds and seabirds. Learn more about the FSD

Recommended Browser: Google Chrome (Internet Explorer is not recommended)

New feature highlights:

• Check out Nesting Timeline Quick Guide under Resources. (V2.19.17)

• Check out Re-nest Quick Guide under Resources. (V2.19.14)

• Watch new full-length webinars for 2019 under Resources. (V2.19.11)

• Major Changes in KMZ exported from Custom Search (V2.19.09):
  • KMZ viewer is not blocked by using a small "User Notice:" You can get a lot of work done without even turning it off.
  • KMZ sites are in a tree of site types and species: You have more control on what to display.
  • A site will show all species visited together in a table.
KMZ Viewer
• More information for Excel and KMZ exports. (V2.19.09)
  • Export "Cause of Loss" and "Cause of Disturbance" for sites to help failure analysis.
  • Export timestamps with Search Criteria to record time of exports.
Excel Timestamp Kmz Timestamp

• Easier "View and Change Secret Answer" command. Click "Manage Account" at the top of "My Page" to see it. (V2.19.09) View and Change Secret Answer
• Review and download new protocol and datasheets for 2019 under Resources. (V2.19.08)

• For an "Entire" route survey, you only need to enter additional breeding adults. (V2.19.03) Additional adults
• Rooftop Visit: Duration added, Vantage Point moved up , and available count types for species now depend on Vantage Point selected. (V2.19.03) Rooftop Layout
• Solitary nest can now be associated with a re-nest sequence. (V2.19.01) Solitary renest




Welcome to the Florida Shorebird Database

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