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New Year's Resolution 2018: eBird
Let 2018 be the year to step up your eBird use. If you have enjoyed tapping into eBird reports from others, set a goal to start contributing your own sightings in 2018.
January eBirder of the Month Challenge
This month’s eBirder of the month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, gives you an excuse to get out there at the start of 2018 and see what you can find! In order to qualify as the first eBirder of the Month in 2018, all you have to do is submit one eBird checklist for each day in January.
Win a free Cornell Lab Ornithology Course
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: in January, every eligible checklist that you submit gives you a chance to win free access to our Ornithology: Comprehensive Bird Biology Course. This is a ~$350 value with the included e-book, and we’ll have 5 copies to give away.
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