Nearest Sightings of a Species

Here is an interesting web site that shows you the nearest sightings of a bird species to a given location:

http://birding.timothyaaron.com/nearest

The data is drawn from eBird. To use the site, first drag the yellow dot to your chosen location:

location

Chose a species and adjust the other settings if you want:

cuckoo

Here are some resulting maps, as of early June 2013.

Black-billed Cuckoo

Black-billed Cuckoo

Northern Goshawk

Northern Goshawk

Black Vulture

Black Vulture

Note: If you search for certain species, such as warblers, you may get an error. I think the scientific names have changed and the web site hasn’t caught up yet.

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