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Migratory Birds Tracking Table

The migratory birds tracking table shows real data on the locations of birds that scientists are tracking. Use the table to find the latitude and longitude of a bird’s location on a given date. Narrow your search by using the dropdown menus to select a bird species and identity. Ready to visualize the data? Head to the Migratory Birds Tracking Map.

A researcher holds a medium-sized bird with white and gray-brown feathers, called a black-bellied plover
Learn more about the black-bellied plover, a large shorebird with a short neck and a distinctive black belly and face.
Learn more about the black-crowned night heron, a medium-sized heron with a stocky build, black crown, gray body and bright, red eyes.
A brown pelican, with a gray-brown body, white neck and head, and long bill
Learn more about the brown pelican, a large, unique bird that lives on shorelines and small islands in colonies with thousands of individuals.
A small, blue and yellow bird, called a Kirtland's warbler, held in a researcher's hand
Learn more about the Kirtland's warbler, an endangered bird that nearly went extinct in the past.
A long-billed curlew flying over a body of water with low grassy hills in the distance
Learn more about the long-billed curlew, North America's largest shorebird.
A duck-like bird, called a Pacific loon, swimming through clear water. The bird has dark feathers with white stripes, red eyes, a light gray head and a pointed bill.
Learn more about the Pacific loon, thought to be the most abundant loon in North America.
A large hawk with broad wings and a short tail flies through a clear sky with its wings spread wide
Learn more about the Swainson's hawk, a raptor with a thin body and narrow wings that migrates impressive distances.
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