The darker the color, the more favorable the climate conditions are for survival. The outlined areas represent approximate current range for each season. More on reading these maps.
In a way, the Louisiana Waterthrush is the dipper of the East. It inhabits clear, moving streams in rich, broad-leafed forests. Audubon's climate model projects a 97 percent loss of current summer range by 2080. In Canada, the species is currently restricted to a tiny portion of southern Ontario, but the model’s projection shows it becoming quite widespread in Ontario, Québec, and the Maritimes.
Are the projected range maps different from the range maps in field guides? Find the answer here.