Latin: Setophaga petechia
Birds and people connect across the hemisphere.
Birds have no borders and migrate thousands of miles every year.
Mapping Migraciones is a year-long project by Audubon California with National Audubon Society and Latino Outdoors celebrating Latinidad, migration, and the stories that connect us across the Americas.
The interactive map uses migratory bird data and stories from people like you to give us a full picture of how birds and people are connected through geography and culture. Want to deeper dive? Panels and discussions throughout the year will give you an opportunity to learn more about the joy of migration. Check-in throughout the year and watch the map grow to include more birds, migration patterns, and stories.
Follow the migration stories to see how people and birds intersect as they make their way through the Americas.
Take our survey for a chance to see your story on the Mapping Migraciones interactive map!
Mapping Migraciones: Birding without Borders
February 4, 2021
Otillia Portillo Padua, director of the documentary Birders (2019), and members of Latino Outdoors discussed their experiences navigating the intersection between birding and national borders.
Mapping Migraciones: Nature is for Everyone
May 6, 2021
Did you know communities of color in rural and urban regions are four times as likely to live in nature-deprived areas? Colonization and climate change have contributed to the loss of nature, threatening wildlife and negatively affecting the quality of life for many residents in the state. Check out this conversation with Audubon California and Latino Outdoors and learn more about equitable access to the outdoors and how it has shaped the Latinx experience. When we uplift the stories and experiences of communities of color, we give power back to our communities furthering environmental justice in state and national policy.
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