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By Team eBird May 10, 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 26, 2018
eBird and the Macaulay Library have a fun new tool: the eBird photo + sound quiz. Quiz yourself on 20 images or sounds from birds anywhere in the world, all based on media uploaded by eBirders everywhere.
By Team eBird April 7, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, encourages precise eBirding with eBird Mobile. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 15 or more eligible checklists in April with eBird Mobile ‘tracks’ that are less than 8km (5mi) in distance.
By Team eBird March 11, 2018
On 5 May 2018, Global Big Day is back. Wherever you are in the world, go eBirding on 5 May to be a part of birding's biggest day!
By Team eBird March 11, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, will get you snapping photos and recording bird sounds. The eBirder of the month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 15 or more eligible checklists in March containing at least one rated photo or sound.
By Team eBird February 1, 2018
As you read these words, you will probably be noticing that everything on the eBird homepage looks shiny and new! We're delighted to share our new redesigned home for eBird. These new pages are the first step toward a full eBird redesign that will unify the look and feel of eBird, and will also make it much easier to use on mobile devices.
By Nancy Auerbach January 30, 2018
All of eBird will be unavailable on January 31 between 03:30-06:00 ET (19:30-22:00AEDT; 08:30-11:00 GMT), due to regularly scheduled server and database maintenance. We have to do this periodically to keep everything up to date and offer the best user experience possible.
By Team eBird January 30, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the Month Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, is all about birding with others. This could be a day in the field with a long-time birding friend that you've been checking the local spot with for 30 years, or someone who is just starting.
By Team eBird January 21, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, gives you an excuse to get out there at the start of 2018 and see what you can find! In order to qualify as the first eBirder of the Month in 2018, all you have to do is submit one eBird checklist for each day in January.