Observation field: Habitat Use

Lately I bundled four observation fields to "Built Environment" project. One of them is "Habitat Use". Field can be used to describe how animal is using the habitat in this particular observation.

Possible values and examples:

  • food
  • water (animal accessing water)
  • grit (bird using sand for digestion, maybe chalc could be added here too?)
  • cleaning (any resource used for cleaning)
  • nest
  • shelter (animal hiding to protective surroundings)
  • platform (animal resting or moving at man made (or natural) structure)
  • other

Some wordings are possibly not perfect, and more could be added.

You can add the field by typing "habitat use" (without quotes) at observation fields section of your observation page. Also when you add observations to "Built Environment", values for different observation fields are asked - if you decide to use these fields, be exact, otherwise it's ok to just leave them ...more ↓

Posted on June 11, 2024 05:59 PM by kaupunkilinnut kaupunkilinnut | 5 comments | Leave a comment
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Observations should have some context in it, so its primarily not just to add a record of organism in an area that is more or less made or adapted by human. Preferred observations are more like how they're making some structure their habitat or nesting place and such, or to give an idea how ...more ↓

kaupunkilinnut created this project on June 13, 2020
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