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Ethical Considerations

WSO Code of Ethics
The WSO Code of Ethics encourages birders to protect wildlife, the natural environment, and the rights of others through a set of guidelines to be used when birding and atlasing.

Pros and Cons of Audio Playback by David Sibley
Renowned artist and birder David Sibley provides a nice overview of the pros and cons of playback in this 2011 blog article. CAUTION: David’s views do not necessarily reflect those of WBBA II. Please consult the Handbook for guidance on use of playback in WBBA II.

NestWatch Program – Code of Conduct
The “Learn” tab of the NestWatch website has many great resources, including this one. CAUTION: WBBA II is not associated with the NestWatch Program. Please follow WBBA II field and data entry protocols.