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October eBirder of the Month Challenge

This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, will keep get you snapping photos and recording bird sounds. Every time you take a photo or hold out a microphone, you’re creating an incredibly powerful piece of data. Media help document records, provide resources for learning and education, and also pave the way for future eBird and birding tools like Merlin Photo ID. The eBirder of the month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 15 or more eligible checklists in September containing at least one rated photo or sound. Checklists must be for observations during this month; not historical checklists entered during September. Winners will be notified by the 10th of the following month.

Merlin Bird ID, Free Bird Id app is now available for southern Mexico!

Merlin Bird ID, Cornell’s Lab of Ornithology’s free bird identification and field guide app Now featuring audio, images, identification text in English and Spanish, and range maps for each species of the Yucatan Peninsula, Oaxaca and Chiapas, Merlin Bird ID puts all the birds one can expect to see there—including resident and migrant species—at ready […]

Mexican experts and authorities create a working party looking for the conservation of the Sierra Madre Sparrow (Xenospiza baileyi)

Xenospiza baileyi

In March 2007, a technical meeting was carried out to assess the current status of the known populations of the Sierra Madre Sparrow (Xenospiza baileyi) and discussed potential coordinated actions needed to avoid its extinction . In March, 2007, attending to an invitation from NABCI México, a technical meeting was carried out with the participation […]