Project Squirrel

* 1. Please list your observation date.

Observation Date

* 2. Please list your observation time.

Observation Time

* 3. Please list the ZIP code of your observation site. If you know the ZIP+4 (e.g. 60614-3874)please include it. To look up you ZIP+4 you may visit

* 4. Please enter the observer's e-mail address. You are not required to enter an e-mail address. Use of this e-mail will be limited to communication about the study and you may opt out at any time.

* 5. Please list the number of individual squirrels observed at the observation site on the observation date. (Note that all black squirrels in most of the US are "Gray" Squirrels, Sciurus carolinensis)

* 6. Please choose the setting of the squirrel observation.

* 7. Are there any of the following kinds of trees at the observation site?

  Yes No Don't Know

* 8. Do you observe squirrels regularly obtaining food from any of the following:

  Never Seldom Often Regularly
Bird Feeders
Human Handouts

* 9. How abundant are dogs and cats at the observation site? (This includes dogs and cats that live at the site, strays, animals that visit the site on a walk, and others.)

  None Low (1-2) Medium (3-4) High (5+)

* 10. Have you ever submitted data for THIS observation site before?

* 11. Have you ever submitted data for a DIFFERENT observation site?

* 12. If you have additional comments or observations about your squirrels, we invite you to share them here, including notes about black or white "Gray" squirrels, coyotes, and rabbits.

Thank you for participating in Project Squirrel! Your data are an important contribution to our understanding of urban nature.
We hope you will continue to report about the squirrels at your observation site and tell your friends about Project Squirrel.