Status and Trends


Data access

Access to the most recent version (estimates for 2022 published in November 2023) of eBird Status and Trends Data Products is available on the Download Data Products page. Historical results (data versions 2016, 2018, 2020, and 2021) have been archived at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and requests to access those versions may be considered […]

Abundance animations

The eBird Status and Trends abundance animations reveal migratory pathways and when and where species occur—all to help guide conservation and power your birding experience.

Abundance maps

Abundance maps showcase abundance patterns throughout each season. State-of-the-art statistical models joined forces with eBird data allowing us to visualize key breeding (red), non-breeding (blue), migratory stopover areas (yellow), and year-round locations (purple) as well as areas where the species is relatively scarce.

Range maps

The Status and Trends range maps show a species’ range in each season stacked on top of each other to illustrate the boundaries of a species—how far east or west or north or south a species is known to occur throughout the year. These range maps are based on analytical results powered by eBird sightings […]

Regional Stats Summaries

Regional stats summaries are available for abundance Status data products and Trends data products. Relative abundance regional summaries Relative abundance regional summaries are a great way to learn about what percentage of the population occurs in each country or territory and/or specific subregions throughout the year.

Habitat regional charts

Habitat regional charts show the types of habitat species are associated with every week of the year for countries, territories, and dependencies as well as subregions within each country, territory, or dependency. These charts provide a unique way of visualizing the habitat variables that have been included in all of the eBird Status and Trends […]


Table of Contents General Update: November 2023 What has changed in the latest version? What are eBird Status and Trends Data Products and visualizations?

Trends maps

A new generation of eBird Trends maps provides an unprecedented fine-scale view of where bird species are increasing or decreasing. Identifying such trends is the crucial first step to begin identifying ways to reverse pervasive declines like the ones identified by the 2022 U.S.

Species Stories

Eastern Bluebird Brilliant blue Eastern Bluebirds flutter from posts and branches, calling out in a short, wavering voice or abruptly dropping to the ground after an insect. This beloved bluebird is often considered a staple of meadows and fields and is the state bird of Missouri and New York.

eBird Status and Trends Products Terms of Use

Terms of Use for eBird Status and Trends Products (October 30, 2023) Download a PDF version of this document Thank you for your interest in eBird Status and Trends data products. Substantial time, effort, and expense are required to support the eBird enterprise, which includes the eBird Status and Trends team that builds and operates […]