More than 18,000 eBirders from 164 countries and territories joined together on 19 October to go birding on the second October Big Day. The global count of 6,497 species broke last year’s total of 6,360 species, setting a new October Big Day record!
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, will keep get you snapping photos and recording bird sounds. Every time you take a photo or hold out a microphone, you're creating an incredibly powerful piece of data.
Merlin Bird ID, Cornell’s Lab of Ornithology’s free bird identification and field guide app Now featuring audio, images, identification text in English and Spanish, and range maps for each species of the Yucatan Peninsula, Oaxaca and Chiapas, Merlin Bird ID puts all the birds one can expect to see there—including resident and migrant species—at ready […]