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By Team eBird January 6, 2019
Let 2019 be the year to step up your eBirding. If you have enjoyed tapping into eBird reports from others, contribute your own sightings in 2019.
By Team eBird January 6, 2019
In 2018, eBird received more than 6.5 million complete checklists from your birding efforts. Whether you’re seeing starlings or endangered species, eBird thrives on the enthusiasm and engagement of tens of thousands of dedicated participants worldwide who reliably enter their birding outings in eBird.
By Team eBird December 7, 2018
This December’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, highlights the value of splitting your day of birding into multiple lists. If you go out birding for a morning or the whole day, you’ll probably be visiting several different spots.
By Team eBird October 22, 2018
For the past 16 years, eBird has built cutting-edge birding tools. From life lists to sightings maps, and hotspot exploration to millions of photos and audio recordings, we’ve worked to provide the key elements that any birder needs.
By Team eBird October 14, 2018
On 6 October, more than 17,000 birders around the world went birding together for the first October Big Day. Reporting from 146 countries, they tallied 6,136 species of birds: more than half of the world’s birds in a single day.
By Team eBird October 3, 2018
Every year for the last four years Global Big Day has set new heights for a single day of birding. This massively international collaborative birding event has been so great we want to have another worldwide eBird Big Day in October.
By Michael Daley September 21, 2018
October Big Day 2018 is fast approaching! Be sure to set aside Saturday 6 October on your calendar.
By Team eBird September 8, 2018
Every year for the last four years Global Big Day has set new heights for a single day of birding. This massively international collaborative birding event has been so great we want to have another worldwide eBird Big Day in October.
By Team eBird August 22, 2018
The eBird taxonomy update is ALMOST COMPLETE. We do this update once each year, taking into account the past 12 months worth of recent taxonomic knowledge on splits, lumps, name changes, and changes in the sequence of the species lists.
By Mat Gilfedder August 16, 2018
The annual eBird taxonomy update IS NOW UNDERWAY. Work is still going in the background to update existing checklists, update maps etc., but the revised taxonomy should start to appear as you enter new checklists.  It is worth having a look at which Australian species are being treated differently with the latest 2018 update.