Add Data

Currently, there are two mechanisms for contributing data to the Midwest Avian Data Center:

Bulk Upload: Data can be added to MWADC through a bulk upload request (requires fee for service). To initiate this process or obtain a cost estimate, send an email to Please include the following information about your dataset: Project Name, Duration (e.g., 2010-2014), Location, Objective(s), Protocol(s) Used, Number of Observations (rough estimate if many), and Data Owner(s).

Entering Your Data Online: You can also enter your data individually (free of charge) using the MyMWADC data management system following these simple steps:

  • 1) Prior to adding your data to MWADC, you must first register for an account.
  • 2) Download, fill out, and email this form to
  • 3) Once we create a new warehouse for your project, you can use the MyMWADC data management system to define and populate your project with data!
For step-by-step instructions on the MyMWADC Data Management system, visit our AKN User Guides page.