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This report was published by the North American Bird Conservation Initiative (NABCI), a forum of government agencies, private organizations, and bird initiatives.

Science Committee

Michael G. Brasher, Amanda D. Rodewald, Kenneth V. Rosenberg (co-chairs); Steven Albert, John D. Alexander, Scott Anderson, Kathi Borgmann, Greg Butcher, Miyoko Chu, Jennifer Cipolletti, Todd Fearer, Robert P. Ford, Thomas Gardali, Scott Johnston, Peter P. Marra, Susana Mateos, John R. Sauer (lead analyst), Caleb Spiegel.

Communications Committee

Scott Anderson, William Bevil, Kathi Borgmann, Justine Bowe, John Bowman, Jennifer Cipolletti, Miyoko Chu, Catherine Combs, Christopher Deets, Valerie Fellows, Nicolas Gonzales, Kirstin Hill, Steve Holmer, Tykee James, Pat Leonard, Irene Liu, Elva Manquera, Susana Mateos, Corina Newsome, Emily Osborne, Kenneth V. Rosenberg, Jordan Rutter, Erik Schneider, Daniel Sheire, Parker Williams.

Editor: Gus Axelson; Designer: Jillian Ditner; Production Support: Miyoko Chu, Marc Devokaitis, Kathi Borgmann; Web Editor: Hugh Powell. Essayist: J. Drew Lanham.

Special Thanks

We are grateful to the following funders for their support of data-driven science through eBird: National Science Foundation, Wolf Creek Charitable Foundation, Leon Levy Foundation, NASA, Institute for Computational Sustainability, PSC, XSEDE. We thank the many contributors, scientists, photographers, and community members whose work and voices are featured in this report.

Suggested Citation

North American Bird Conservation Initiative. 2022. The State of the Birds, United States of America, 2022.