By Team eBird May 31, 2020
This month’s eBirder of the month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, gives you a chance to improve our knowledge of breeding birds across the world. The eBirder of the month will be drawn from eBirders who submit at least 15 eligible checklists containing at least one breeding behavior code during June.
By Team eBird October 25, 2019
More than 18,000 eBirders from 164 countries and territories joined together on 19 October to go birding on the second October Big Day. The global count of 6,497 species broke last year’s total of 6,360 species, setting a new October Big Day record!
By Team eBird February 19, 2019
Last May, more than 30,000 people took to fields and forests around the world, noting more than 7,000 species in a single day—Global Big Day. In less than 3 months, birding’s biggest day is coming back.
By Team eBird May 12, 2018
Global Big Day 2018 set a new world record for birding, reporting 2/3rds of the world's birds in one day: more species on 5 May than any person has ever seen in an entire year. Colombia alone noted 15% of the world's avian diversity in 24 hours.
By Team eBird April 28, 2018
This May’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, is all about birding on Global Big Day! Only one week left until 5 May, Global Big Day: submit 3 or more eligible checklists for your chance at free binoculars.
By Team eBird April 27, 2018
Do you enjoy shorebirds, but could use some tips and tricks for identification? In May, every eligible checklist that you submit gives you a chance to get free access to Be a Better Birder: Shorebird Identification Archived Live Series. 
By Team eBird September 30, 2017
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.
By bpeluso April 7, 2016
April 9 kicks off the third and final year of the Rusty Blackbird Spring Migration Blitz in Alaska. Through May 31, we’re asking people to enter their Alaska bird sightings—whether they see a Rusty Blackbird or not—in eBird.
By bpeluso February 29, 2016
Audubon Alaska's annual Great American Arctic Birding Challenge takes flight March 1 and runs until June 1. Gather up your team of up to 6 birders and head for your favorite birding spots.
By bpeluso January 4, 2016
This month’s eBirder of the month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, encourages you to get out there in this new year and see what you can find!