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MVZ bird observational data are focused on western North America, with additional data from eastern United States, Mexico, Central America, South America, Asia, and Africa.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
MVZ bird observational data are focused on Passeriformes, with spotty representation for other avian orders.
|Living Time Period||1954 to present|