Welcome to the Midwest Coordinated Bird Monitoring Partnership!

The Midwest Coordinated Bird Monitoring Partnership is a regional network committed to informed bird conservation decisions through enhanced coordination and exchange of monitoring information.  Since 2009, we have been accomplishing these goals through regular workshops, an interactive website, registry of Midwest bird monitoring programs, focused working groups, and a state-of-the-art system for data management and decision support.  The following pages will help orient you to our partnership:

About Us - Discover the people and organizations that comprise the Midwest Coordinated Bird Monitoring Partnership

Our Work - Access documents, reports, publications, and our registry of Midwest bird monitoring programs.

Midwest Avian Data Center - Our regional node of the Avian Knowledge Network supports a large partnership for the strategic conservation of birds and their habitats throughout our eight-state region.

Working GroupsLearn about the exciting projects we are leading and get involved in one or more of our working groups today!

News and Opportunities - Keep up-to-date with the latest news, funding opportunities, and job postings.  You can also access materials from our regional workshops here.

Calendar - Find out about meetings, workshops, webinars, and training events.

Connect - Join the conversation on our discussions page, post photos, and discover other bird monitoring partnerships.  

Blog Posts

Breeding Birds Count!

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The first signs of spring are emerging in the forests around my home, which means it's time for the annual campaign to fill vacant Breeding Bird Survey Routes!  If you enjoy…


Posted by Katie Koch on March 5, 2018 at 4:04pm

Reflections on 2017 and Changes Coming in 2018

Happy New Year Midwest Coordinated Bird Monitoring Partners:

As I reflect on 2017 and prepare for the year ahead, I find much to be thankful for.  Through strong and sustained partnerships, we have accomplished a…


Posted by Katie Koch on January 18, 2018 at 9:00am

NABCI Release: Human Dimensions - What Is It, Why Use It, and Success Story

I am pleased to share this Human Dimensions information sheet, just released by the North American Bird Conservation Initiative's Human…


Posted by Kelly VanBeek on September 7, 2017 at 1:13pm

State of the Birds 2017 Identifies Benefits for Agriculture, Forestry, and Conservation



Posted by Kelly VanBeek on August 3, 2017 at 10:30am


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