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Bluebird Habitat Research Records, 1975-2004

Western Bluebird and young at a feeding station, ca. 1940.

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MSS Bluebird

The Bluebird Habitat Research Records document the Bluebird Trail project of the Audubon Society of Corvallis to install and monitor bluebird nesting boxes in Corvallis and the surrounding area in an effort to reestablish local breeding populations. Elsie Eltzroth founded the program and was coordinator until 2008.

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Scope and Content Note


1.6 cubic feet; 2 boxes

Related Papers

The Merlin S. Eltzroth Papers document Eltzroth's work in documenting sightings of birds that are seen rarely in Oregon. Photographs of bluebirds are available in the Herman T. Bohlman Photograph Collection (P 202) and the William L. Finley Papers. For additional materials documenting wildlife conservation and research, see the Fisheries and Wildlife Department Records (RG 190) and the Spotted Owl Management, Policy, and Research Collection as well as the papers of Roland Eugene Dimick and E.E. Wilson.

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