Project Squirrel Data Sheet

1. Please list your observation date.
2. Please list your 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 your 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.
E-mail Address
5. How many squirrels did you see? (Note that all black squirrels in most of the US are "Grey" Squirrels, Sciurus carolinensis)
Grey Squirrels
Fox Squirrels
Red Squirrels
6. Where did you see the squirrels?
7. Are there any of the following kinds of trees at the observation site?
Yes No Not Sure
Nut-bearing trees (like walnut, oak, hickory)
Seed-bearing trees (like elm, maple, locust)
Fruit-bearing trees (like crabapple, ginkgo, hawthorn)
Tiny-seeded trees (like cottonwood, willow, ash)
Coniferous trees (like pine, spruce, fir)
Other trees or comments about trees
8. How often do you see squirrels getting food from the following:
Never Seldom Often Regularly
Bird Feeders
Human Handouts
Please specify if "other"
9. Compared to this time last year, do you think the number of squirrels at this site has ________?
10. How often are dogs, cats, and other predators seen near the site? (This includes dogs and cats that live at the site, strays, animals that visit the site on a walk, and others.)
Never Low (you see them if you're lucky) Medium (you see them if you're looking for them) High (you see them regularly)
Poisoned Grain
11. Have you ever submitted data for THIS observation site before?
12. Have you ever submitted data for a DIFFERENT observation site?
13. Any other comments, data or observations?