• Superb Parrot ML392007681
    By Team eBird May 12, 2022

    A big thanks to everyone who got out on Global Big Day to appreciate and celebrate our Australian birds! We are still compiling results, so please enter your checklists before 17 May to be included in eBird’s initial results announcement.

  • Victoria's Riflebird ML446037961
    By Team eBird May 10, 2022

    eBird is celebrating 20 years of powering data-driven approaches to science, conservation, and education through shared birding experiences. eBird launched in 2002 with a simple idea: “Record any bird you see, from anywhere and any time, then explore where the birds are!” Since the first public eBird checklist was submitted on 8 May 2002, eBird […]

  • By Team eBird May 1, 2022

    This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, is all about birding on Global Big Day! The eBirder of the month will be drawn from eBirders who submit five (5) or more eligible checklists on 14 May.

  • Superb Fairywren ML351839611
    By Team eBird April 1, 2022

    This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, will help you get to know the birds in one location. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 20 eligible checklists from one location in April.

  • By Team eBird March 13, 2022

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

  • Great Knot ML121247971
    By Team eBird March 3, 2022

    This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, focuses on the importance of counting birds. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 31 complete checklists during March that include counts for every species reported.

  • Channel-billed Cuckoo ML371987231
    By Team eBird February 1, 2022

    The free eBird Mobile app for iOS and Android takes the guesswork out of how far and how long you were birding, so you can just focus on the birds! The February eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 20 or more eligible checklists with eBird Mobile ‘tracks’ less than 5km (3mi).

  • Wandering Whistling-Duck ML44765361
    By Team eBird January 31, 2022

    At the start of 2021, we challenged the eBird community to elevate their eBirding to the next level: submit an average of one complete checklist a day, all year. To our delight, 6,745 eBirders submitted at least 365 eligible checklists during 2021—nearly a thousand more qualifying eBirders than the previous year!

  • Pilotbird ML339586291
    By Team eBird January 8, 2022

    eBird and the Macaulay Library will be unavailable on 12 January between 8:45 pm-midnight (20:45-00:00) Australia Eastern Time (09:45-13:00 GMT),  due to scheduled server maintenance. Please log your sightings in a notebook or in the eBird Mobile app for later entry, since you will be unable to submit checklists during that time.

  • Montezuma Quail ML112164941
    By Team eBird January 8, 2022

    Start the year by building a strong foundation of birding knowledge. We’re excited to partner with the Cornell Lab’s Bird Academy to offer a suite of exciting educational resources in thanks for your eBirding.