Map of Life – what is the distinctiveness of birds in your area?

“The Map of Life assembles and integrates different sources of data describing species distributions worldwide.” See the About page.

You can navigate to any location to discover the bird diversity recorded in the area.

Map of Life

Click the species to see its global distribution map! MOL integrates IUCN and GBIF data so there are links to taxonomic information, status and distribution data. Students will appreciate the birds they observe during the LSM2251 Ecology and the Environment Pulau Ubin field trip all the more. It will certainly help enhance conservation awareness with our help.

Map of Life

Map of Life - Species Evolutionary Distinctness

In other news, see the OneZoom visualisation of the new Edge of Existence conservation ranking of birds using evolutionary distinctiveness:

OneZoom Tree of Life Explorer
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