California Bluebird Recovery Program (CBRP)

 

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Don Yoder, Founder (Deceased)

Dick Blaine, Program Director

Georgette Howington, Assistant Director

Dave Cook, Board Member

Dick Purvis, Board Member (Recruiting)

Jim Semelroth, Board Member (Editor Bluebirds Fly!)

Mike Spohn, Board Member

 

 


RECENT UPDATES:

2/28/2014 Added Youth Project Book to Teacher Resources in the Education Material (K-12)

2/13/2014 Revised layout of main page

1/16/2014 Added Winter 2014 Newsletter click here

1/12/2014 Added State results (18 yrs), County Coordinators, trail-by-trail results (1999-2013), 2013 Annual Report
7/26/2013 Added Summer 2013 Newsletter click here
4/16/2013 Revised end of season data entry instruction & hid <2013 updates
2/17/2013 Added link to Facebook Page
1/4/2013 Added/updated county coordinators, 17 year results, 2013 Annual report, Trail level results 1999-2013

 

INTRODUCTION:

The background and aims of the California Bluebird Recovery Program are described in Don Yoders flyer. Click here.

Following are documents, worksheets, forms, and resources relevant to nest box monitoring and reporting. Some of the following files use Adobes PDF format and require the free Acrobat Reader program. Click the following link to download.

Download Acrobat Reader

CBRP on FACEBOOK

REFERENCE MATERIAL:

   Abbreviations for Cavity Nesting Birds

   CBRP County Coordinators

   Nestbox and Retriever Construction Plans and References

   Taking Care of Your Nest Box

   Educational Material (K-12)

 

   Presentations

   Internet Discussion Groups
Many regional and national discussion groups are available on the Web. Following are the names of a few popular local groups supported on Yahoo:
Birding_and_Gardening_in_California Calbirds
Cabluebirds (Primary Bluebird Chat group)
California-Birdchat
SFbirds
Click on the following link to Yahoo and enter the name of one of the discussion groups (above) or California Birding into the search box on the main page.
Discussion groups on Yahoo

   Graham, Hatch Monitoring Guide: Monitoring Your Bluebird Trail in California. Applicable to all cavity nesting species. (reproduced with the permission of Hatch Graham) Click here

   Myrna Pearman's Mountain Bluebird Trail Monitoring Guide. Applicable to other cavity nesting species. Available from the SCVAS office. Suggested donation of $5.

 

PROGRAM RESULTS:

     State Result Summary 1996-2013

     State Trail-level Data 1999-2013

     State Box-by-Box-level Data 2006-2011

     Annual Reports

     Data Availability and Analysis

 

NEWSLETTERS:

    Bluebirds Fly Issues

 

FORMS:

     Individual Nest Box Record - CBRP Form #1
Print and record the status by nest box. Keep for your records.
Individual Nest Box Record Side 1 - Form #1
Individual Nest Box Record Side 2 Form #1

    Trail Worksheet Form
Alternate form to record nest box status by trail. Keep for your records.
Individual Nest Box Recording Form by Trail

    Current Status of Nest Boxes - CBRP Form #3
Another type of form to record nest box activity by trail. Keep for your records.
Current Status of Nest Boxes CBRP Form #3

 

END OF SEASON REPORTING:

     Instructions/options for reporting

 

RELATED WEBSITES:

Southern California Bluebird Club

Bluebirds of San Diego County

Violett's Bluebirds

Tree Swallow Projects

Cornell - The Birdhouse Network

North American Bluebird Society

The Raptor Trust

Audubon - The Bluebird Box

Audubon - Bird Boxes

USGS - Building Nest Structures, Feeders.

And

Search the Web using Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc. to find many more web sites of interest

 

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