Community Science for Enigmatic Ecosystems: using eBird to assess avian biodiversity on glaciers and snowfields


This study uses eBird data to examine how birds use mountain glaciers and snowfields, which are shrinking due to climate change. The study found that these habitats host many bird species, some of which prefer them over other habitats. Community science data provided valuable insights, but traditional surveys remain useful for rigorous quantification of avian biodiversity.