• 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.

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    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!

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    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.

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    By Team eBird May 3, 2021

    Whether you know Ardea alba as Great Egret, Agró blanc, Velika bijela čaplja, or Sølvhejre, your eBird experience can display bird names in your preferred language. With 7 new options, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology now offers bird common names in 84 languages and regional dialects – including 14 variations of Spanish, six for French, […]

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    By Denis Lepage, Jody Allair and Yousif Attia | Team eBird Canada January 26, 2021

    What a year. COVID of course was the dominating news of 2020, and it had an impact on birders and how they used eBird.