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NatureMapping Program

Entering Data

As a NatureMapper, after you make your wildlife observations in the field, you will enter your data online. Information you will need to enter is listed in the categories below.

Wildlife Groups

  • Birds
  • Mammals
  • Reptiles
  • Amphibians

Species Observed

Depending on which Wildlife Group is selected, you will select the individual species from this list.

 

Date Observed

(month/day/year)

Ex: 04/12/2003

 

Degree of Certainty

  • 1 (Uncertain)
  • 2 (Somewhat Certain)
  • 3 (Very Certain)

How Species Was Observed

  • Seen
  • Heard song or call
  • Seen and Heard
  • Found dead
  • Flying overhead

How Many Observed

 

     1                 100-250
   
 2                 250-500
   
 3                 500-1000
   
 4                 1000-5000
   
 5                 5000-10,000
   
 6                 10,000-50,000
   
 7                 50,000-100,000
   
 8                 100,000-250,000
   
 9                 250,000-500,000
   
 10-25          500,000-1,000,000
   
 25-50          1,000,000+
     50-100

 

Comments

This can include any additional information not asked for in the data form but relevant to the species you have recorded. This can also be a place to indicate identification by other means, such as tracks, scat, nest, etc., when you are certain of the identity of the species.