NASA teamed up with Cornell Lab or Ornithology to map out birds' habits
New maps plot the abundance and range of 107 species across North America
Tthe data comes from observations submitted to the online eBird database
PUBLISHED: 23:44, 20 December 2018 | UPDATED: 23:45, 20 December 2018
Researchers have mapped out the range of more than 100 bird species in North America.
The collaboration between NASA and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology has made for unprecedented visualization of birds’ habits across the continent, using the more than 600 million observations from the online database, eBird.
The new maps provide important insight on the abundance, habitats, and trends of 107 bird species, and could prove beneficial for conservation efforts.