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This source gives a very detailed analysis of what habitats are best suited for many different species. However, this is a government funded project and, to the best of my knowledge, not published in a peer-reviewed paper. In addition, this project has officially been depreciated for 18 years.

There are 2 features of this project that are very attractive to my own project. First, each habitat is ranked as a value between 0 and 1. Second, it ranks 31 habitats, each with very precise differences (e.g. a conifer palustrine forest habitat is ranked separately from a deciduous palustrine forest). Compare this to other sources, such as the IUCN Red List which only says 'Yes' or 'No' to whether a species has been observed in a habitat and only tracks 18 habitats that are very broad groups (e.g. all forests are ranked together).

Can anyone direct me to a more modern and/or peer-reviewed source that has one or both of these benefits?

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A quick google reveals several databases of bird habitats, which appear to be at least somewhat more recent.

I believe that the one closest to what you describe is here (there may not be a single publication but they do have a lot of associated publications on their site). But this climate change geospatial database (with a newer version here) and this more local database may also be helpful.

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  • $\begingroup$ Thanks. I think I missed those when searching because I always included terms like "dataset" or "database". $\endgroup$
    – E Tam
    Commented Nov 8, 2020 at 20:32

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