The MAWS species code authority is currently
For the output format, see Section 5.4, “MAWS 2007 output format”.
The input format is the same as in the MAPS 2006 protocol except for these particulars:
The six-letter MAWS species code appears in place of the four-letter MAPS species code.
There is a new encounter code
birds with color bands that are resighted (not
For resighting records, the net field contains a grid coordinate where the bird was sighted. Grid coordinates consist of one or two letters followed by one or two digits. Examples: N6; BB12.