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About the Bird Maps

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About the Bird Maps

These maps show where birds were recorded during the breeding season by the Minnesota Biological Survey (MBS). MBS bird surveys began in 1988 and have been conducted every year from 1990 to present.

MBS Bird Survey Status

Locations of Observations

Each species map shows:

What records are included?

What records are not included?

Note: These maps only display information found by MBS and do not contain information gathered by other agencies or organizations. Absence of a bird record does not necessarily mean that it does not occur in the area. MBS data for additional areas will be added as they become available.