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5.2. note-set: the root element

As the root element of our bird notes XML document type, we choose note-set.

start = note-set

note-set = element note-set
{ attribute period { text },  1
  day-notes*                  2

This attribute should be the full month name, one space, and the four-digit year. This form of the date will appear in Web and print renderings of the notes. Example:

    period='June 2004'


For each day spent in the field, create a day-notes element. See Section 5.3, “The day-notes element”.

If multiple states were worked in a single day, use a separate day-notes element for each state.