Welcome to the Second Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas
This site is your source for information on breeding birds in the state of Michigan, including access to two important longitudinal studies conducted over nearly a 40 year period by the research program at the Kalamazoo Nature Center and its partner organizations. Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas I & II provide useful information on the status of birds in Michigan.
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Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas II Table of Contents
Acknowledgements | Methods | Results
Initiatives and Issues
Information from USDA Forest Service
Important Bird Areas
Bird Conservation Partnerships
Conservation on Private Lands
Alphabetical Listing of Common Names
Appendix 1: Taxonomic Listing
Appendix 2: Block Totals and Relative Block Index by Species
Appendix 3: Comparison of Township totals from MBBA I to MBBA II
Appendix 4: Comparison of Block totals from MBBA I to MBBA II
The information presented on this site represents the summary of a seven year period of annual surveys which collected over 475,000 observations at block level resolution. We are pleased to provide this information to research projects, community planning projects, and conservation groups in order to complement their efforts. If you are involved in a project or organization that would benefit from more detailed information from this atlas project, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. If your data request differs significantly from the format of the raw data, we may request a minimal fee to compensate for time required for data or map preparation. Suggested Citation: Chartier, A.T., J.J.Baldy, and J.M.Brenneman. 2011. The Second Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas, 2002-2008. Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI.