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TDWI Upside - Where Data Means Business

Data Stories: Animal Migrations and Populations

These data visualizations illustrate the movement of species and the lives of individual animals.


Tracking Birds


The eBird website combines bird observations from around the world to create a huge database of information. In the Status and Trends section, search for a species (or browse the list) to find maps and animations that show species distribution. 


Following Wolves

Voyageurs Wolf Project 

The Voyageurs Wolf Project investigates wolf behavior with methods including GPS tracking and scat analysis. The project’s website includes animations exploring some of the collected data.


Counting Squirrels

Squirrel Census

Scroll through this article to learn about a census of the squirrels in New York’s Central Park.

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