How did the passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius), once the most abundant bird in North America, seemingly disappear so quickly? And what could we have done differently?
Featured uses of data accessed through GBIF
These are selected examples from the growing body of peer-reviewed research making use of GBIF-mediated data, including descriptions of what types of data were used and how they contributed to the study. Click on 'Related GBIF resources' at the bottom of each example page to see the types of filters available to access data through this portal.