• Icterine Warbler ML486613751
    By Alaska eBird February 9, 2023

    In January 2023, an update to the Checklist of Alaska Birds was released by the Alaska Checklist Committee. The Checklist provides a list of bird species that are officially recognized as having naturally occurred in Alaska and includes 541 species in 67 families and 21 orders.

  • By Team eBird February 7, 2023

    Exotic species categories and icons now appear on eBird Life Lists, Targets, and the eBird Mobile app, and Escapee birds are counted separately in outputs. These updates align your personal lists with eBird's improved Exotic species policies and make it easier than ever to report and track the establishment of human-introduced species.

  • Bank Swallow ML355276981
    By Alaska eBird May 19, 2022

    Bank Swallow populations in North America have declined steeply (89%) since 1970, with even greater losses in Canada (98%).  Recently, a group of biologists from Alaska and Canada are trying to understand drivers of decline during both breeding and non-breeding seasons to inform conservation efforts.  This includes documenting occupancy of colony sites and determining migratory […]

  • Orange-crowned Warbler ML234464741
    By Alaska eBird May 13, 2022

    The Global big day is tomorrow! On Saturday, May 14th, birders in Alaska will participate in this 24-hour event to celebrate birds and represent the Alaskan birding community.  By taking part in the Global Big Day, you’re also celebrating World Migratory Bird Day.

  • Least Sandpiper ML242228771
    By Alaska eBird April 24, 2022

    Registration is OPEN for the 32nd Annual Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival in Cordova, Alaska! This hybrid event will take place both virtually and in person May 5th–8th, 2022.

  • Western Sandpiper ML334846931
    By Alaska eBird April 23, 2022

    Registration is OPEN for the 30th Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival in 2022! This annual event put on by The Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refuges and the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge will take place May 4th-8th, 2022 in Homer, AK.

  • Snow Goose ML31693361
    By Alaska eBird April 18, 2022

    The Stikine Birding Festival is organized by the USDA Forest Service and the City and Borough of Wrangell. Festival events will take place from April 22–May 7 in Wrangell, AK.

  • By Team eBird April 17, 2022

    Be a part of birding’s biggest team! Global Big Day is an annual celebration of the birds around you.