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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.
By Team eBird August 15, 2018
The annual eBird taxonomy update IS IN PROGRESS (Wednesday, 15 August). Some records have been changed already in preparation for the update and other records will be changed on Wednesday and for at least a couple days after.
By Allison Johnson and Joseph Welklin August 5, 2018
Your eBird fairywren sightings will contribute to better understanding how differences in environmental conditions drive variation in these charismatic birds. Researchers Joseph Welklin (Cornell University), and Allison Johnson (University of Nebraska), are teaming up with eBird Australia citizen scientists to ask big questions about fairywrens across the Australian continent.
By Team eBird August 1, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, will get you out in the field snapping photos and making audio recordings. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 50 media on eligible checklists during August.
By Team eBird July 20, 2018
We are excited to announce a small change to the checklist view page that reflects an important part of eBird’s data quality.
By Team eBird July 1, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, encourages you to get out birding every day in one of the least-eBirded months of the year. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 31 eligible checklists during July.
By Team eBird July 1, 2018
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.