• Black-bellied Plover ML376899031
    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.

  • Barn Swallow ML254135611
    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.

  • Short-billed Gull ML50386351
    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 […]

  • By Danielle Belleny, Black AF in STEM Collective member June 1, 2021

    #BlackBirdersWeek, created by the Black AF in STEM Collective, will run May 30 to June 5 with live events and activities open to everyone. Join eBird by participating in #BirdsOfAFeather on June 5, 2021—an event for birdwatchers of all backgrounds to celebrate birds by focusing on species within 15 miles of home.

  • Cliff Swallow ML335444001
    By Team eBird Canada May 19, 2021

    On Saturday, 8 May more than 51,000 people spanning 192 countries celebrated the birds around them for Global Big Day. Together, the global birding community accomplished FOUR world records!

  • Australasian Swamphen ML186690671
    By Team eBird May 18, 2021

    Over the past 19 years, eBird has grown into a global community collaboration. We’re excited to announce another incredible milestone from you, the eBird community—1 BILLION bird observations!

  • By Team eBird May 13, 2021

    Please join us in congratulating Destiny Greig of Vancouver, BC – winner of the April 2021 eBird Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics. Destiny’s name was drawn randomly from the 3,777 eBirders who submitted at least 20 eligible checklists from a single location in April.

  • By Team eBird Canada May 3, 2021

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