• By Julie Hart September 24, 2021

    The first annual Big Atlas Weekend was a success with 435 atlasers in NY documenting 206 species and submitting 1888 checklists the weekend of June 25-27! Congratulations to Jeanne Verhulst for submitting a complete checklist with at least one confirmed grassland species!

  • By Julie Hart September 24, 2021

    The first annual Big Atlas Weekend was a success with 435 atlasers in NY documenting 206 species and submitting 1888 checklists the weekend of June 25-27! Congratulations to Jerry Skinner for submitting a complete Atlas checklist with at least one coded species!

  • By Julie Hart September 24, 2021

    The first annual Big Atlas Weekend was a success with 435 atlasers in NY documenting 206 species and submitting 1888 checklists the weekend of June 25-27! Congratulations to Sue Barth for submitting a complete checklist of 5 minutes or more for a priority block with no visits!

  • By Julie Hart September 24, 2021

    The first annual Big Atlas Weekend was a success with 435 atlasers in NY documenting 206 species and submitting 1888 checklists the weekend of June 25-27! Congratulations to Amy Kahn for submitting a complete checklist with at least one confirmed species in a priority block!

  • By Julie Hart September 24, 2021

    The first annual Big Atlas Weekend was a success with 435 atlasers in NY documenting 206 species and submitting 1888 checklists the weekend of June 25-27! Congratulations to Emma DeLeon for being a new atlaser and submitting an Atlas checklist for the first time ever!

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    By Team eBird September 23, 2021

    Researchers compared online eBird observations from the United States and Canada from before and during the pandemic. According to this new study, eighty percent of the bird species examined were reported in greater numbers in human-altered habitats during pandemic lockdowns.

  • By Julie Hart September 3, 2021

    Every month from March through August we are running a monthly challenge that highlights a timely aspect of the breeding cycle and gives you a chance to win some Atlas gear. The August challenge was to confirm breeding for a late breeder–American Goldfinch or Cedar Waxwing.

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    By Julie Hart & Matthew Young September 1, 2021

    In every language, the most distinctive character of a crossbill is its amazing crossed bill, an adaptation that makes them super efficient at extracting seeds from conifers. Learn more about how to find breeding crossbills.

  • By Julie Hart August 27, 2021

    Every month from March through August we are running a monthly challenge that highlights a timely aspect of the breeding cycle and gives you a chance to win some Atlas gear. The June challenge was to submit complete checklists for blocks with <20 daytime hours.

  • By Julie Hart August 23, 2021

    Every month from March through August we are running a monthly challenge that highlights a timely aspect of the breeding cycle and gives you a chance to win some Atlas gear. The July challenge, timed to coincide with prime baby bird season, was to submit confirmed codes for any species.