For any use of eBird data, or for general reference to the project in peer-reviewed literature, use this citation:
eBird Primary Reference:
Sullivan, B.L., C.L. Wood, M.J. Iliff, R.E. Bonney, D. Fink, and S. Kelling. 2009. eBird: a citizen-based bird observation network in the biological sciences. Biological Conservation 142: 2282-2292.
eBird bar charts, maps, graphs, tables, and other visualizations from the
‘View and Explore Data’ tab and ‘My eBird’ tab may be reproduced in publications without further permission provided that the figure is attributed as follows: Image provided by eBird (www.ebird.org) and created [date].
Use the following format to cite data retrieved from the eBird website:
eBird. 2012. eBird: An online database of bird distribution and abundance [web application]. eBird, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York. Available: http://www.ebird.org. (Accessed: Date [e.g., February 2, 2012]).
Accessing raw data from eBird
eBird Basic Dataset. Version: EBD_relMay-2013. Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York. May 2013.