****SPARROW SWAP IS WRAPPING UP AND NO LONGER ACCEPTING DATA OR EGGS**** People who monitor nestboxes can collect house sparrows eggs and send them to the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Participants can opt to participate in one of two ways: Remover– Remove house sparrow eggs and/or nest and make 3 follow up visits to the nestbox and 3 of its neighbors. Once you join the project you can find the instructions and data sheets in the participant files section below. Swapper– Swap in fake house sparrow eggs and make 3 follow up visits to the nestbox and 3 of its neighbors. Once you join the project, you can find the instructions and data sheets in the participant files section below. Data collected from follow-up visits will help evaluate the effectiveness of house sparrow management strategies.
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