By Team eBird August 12, 2019
Global Big Day has become a May tradition for tens of thousands of eBirders: 24 hours to put your favorite park/county/state/province country/continent on the global birding stage. Last year we couldn’t wait a full year between Global Big Days, and October Big Day was born.
By Team eBird August 6, 2019
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, will help you get very familiar with one of your favorite birding locations. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 20 eligible checklists from one eBird location in August. Winners will be notified by the 10th of the following month.
By Team eBird May 9, 2019
The power of birds is amazing. Their uniqueness, diversity, and wonder have inspired people forever.
By Team eBird May 2, 2019
Last May, more than 30,000 people took to fields and forests around the world, noting more than 7,000 species in a single day—Global Big Day. This Saturday, birding’s biggest day is back.
By Team eBird April 18, 2019
What if we could learn how to best conserve bird populations throughout their entire migratory cycle—from breeding to wintering, and everything in between? A paper published in the journal Nature Communications does just that—using eBird sightings to prioritize conservation across the entire Western Hemisphere.
By Team eBird April 18, 2019
Last May, more than 30,000 people took to fields and forests around the world, noting more than 7,000 species in a single day—Global Big Day. In less than 3 months, birding’s biggest day is coming back.
By jallair December 11, 2018
Christmas Bird Count (CBC) season is upon us again! This is a great time to join others and cooperate in a massive effort across the Western Hemisphere to take a snapshot of bird occurrence around the holidays.
By Team eBird December 11, 2018
This month we are excited to announce a huge advance in the understanding of birds, only made possible with eBird data. The bird observations submitted by you and many others contribute to these exciting new results: your eBird checklists are now working even harder to advance science and our knowledge of birds.
By Graham Sorenson November 27, 2018
Contributing your birding data to eBird is a great way to support research and conservation efforts for birds. Checklists submitted to eBird provide valuable information about species ranges, timing of migration, and general estimates on population size/trends.
By Team eBird November 2, 2018
This November's eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, is all about the free eBird Mobile app. In a twist on our classic one-list-per-day challenge, the eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 30 or more eligible checklists using eBird Mobile in November.