• By Team eBird June 9, 2021

    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 20 or more eligible checklists with eBird Mobile ‘tracks’ less than 5 km (3 mi) in June.

  • By Team eBird May 1, 2021

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

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    By Team eBird April 25, 2021

    One of the fundamental ideas of eBird is to allow birders to share their sightings openly with fellow birders, scientists, conservationists and anyone else interested in bird records and distribution. Occasionally, however, birders may want to contribute to eBird while keeping their observations private.

  • Buff-banded Rail ML215285991
    By Team eBird January 4, 2021

    New Year’s Resolutions are a way to set fun challenges and personal goals. Let 2021 be the year to step up your eBirding.

  • Long-billed Corella ML272036101
    By Team eBird January 1, 2021

    In 2020, eBird received more than 9.7 million complete checklists from your birding efforts. Whether you’re seeing common birds or endangered species, eBird thrives on the enthusiasm and engagement of tens of thousands of dedicated participants worldwide who make eBird part of their regular birding activities.

  • Crimson Chat ML290318761
    By Team eBird December 30, 2020

    This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, is all about taking photos and recording bird sounds. Each photo or audio recording you capture is an incredibly powerful piece of data.

  • Paradise Riflebird ML279853951
    By Team eBird November 19, 2020

    eBird, the Macaulay Library, and other Cornell Lab projects have been restored. A huge thanks to the Cornell Lab technical team for their hard work migrating the entire eBird database to its new home.