• By Team eBird Canada April 20, 2022

    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 Canada December 3, 2021

    Christmas Bird Count (CBC) season is coming! For three weeks each year (14 December to 5 January) tens of thousands of birders head out to conduct the Audubon Christmas Bird Count™ which is coordinated annually by the National Audubon Society and Birds Canada.

  • By Team eBird December 3, 2021

    We’re thrilled to introduce eBird Trip Reports—an exciting new way to tell your birding story through eBird. eBird Trip Reports bring together your eBird checklists to create a fun summary of where you went and what you found, along with your photos and audio recordings, all in one easy-to-share place.

  • By Kathi Borgmann November 25, 2021

    Every year the eBird Status and Trends project updates the abundance visualizations and range maps with millions of new observations submitted by eBirders to provide the most up-to-date information on the status and trends of bird populations. This year, the team modeled relative abundance for 1,009 species across the globe using data from more than […]

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    By Team eBird Canada October 26, 2021

    Nearly 33,000 birders around the world enjoyed birds for October Big Day. October Big Day contributors joined from a record-setting 195 countries and reported 7,269 species, making 9 October the biggest day in October birding history!

  • By Team eBird Canada October 6, 2021

    Mark your calendars for October Big Day—9 October 2021! Big Days are a 24-hour opportunity to celebrate birds near and far.

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    By Team eBird September 24, 2021

    Researchers compared online eBird observations from the United States and Canada from before and during the pandemic. According to this new study, eighty percent of the bird species examined were reported in greater numbers in human-altered habitats during pandemic lockdowns.

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    By Graham Sorenson and Denis Lepage, Birds Canada August 18, 2021

    TAXONOMY UPDATE IN PROGRESS eBird data are currently being updated as a part of eBird’s 2021 Taxonomy Update. It is normal to see life list numbers change this week and to see some names displaying inconsistently as the changes are applied.

  • By Team eBird August 10, 2021

    The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s data scientists and statisticians have spent thousands of hours developing state-of-the-art statistical models to better understand bird populations using eBird data, the results of which can now be accessed to answer your ornithological questions. The Data Products behind eBird’s 2019 animated abundance maps, range maps, and more are now available […]