By Team eBird October 25, 2019
More than 18,000 eBirders from 164 countries and territories joined together on 19 October to go birding on the second October Big Day. The global count of 6,497 species broke last year’s total of 6,360 species, setting a new October Big Day record!
By BirdsCaribbean April 29, 2019
Last May, more than 30,000 people took to fields and forests around the world, noting 7,025 species in a single day—Global Big Day. A world record!
By BirdsCaribbean April 26, 2019
Migratory birds have started making their way to the temperate areas of the globe for breeding, Some of these birds have spent the entire winter in the Caribbean and others are passing through as part of a longer journey. If you are visiting a wetland, please do a Caribbean Waterbird Census (CWC) count!
By BirdsCaribbean March 23, 2019
The 2019 Caribbean Waterbird Census sparked some emotions among us all! First and foremost, BirdsCaribbean wishes to thank you – our partners, who joined this year.
By Kent McFarland January 18, 2019
2019 marks the 10th annual Caribbean Waterbird Census (CWC) and we need your help surveying all types of waterbirds on your island! Anyone can participate in the CWC.
By BirdsCaribbean October 11, 2018
It's hard to believe, but BirdsCaribbean is 30 years old this year! So how did BirdsCaribbean come into being?
By Birds Caribbean September 5, 2018
World Shorebirds Day 2018 – Thursday, September 6 – is about more than raising awareness of these beautiful, sometimes elusive birds. Sadly, we also need to recognize that around half of our shorebird species are in decline globally.
By Birds Caribbean September 1, 2018
BirdsCaribbean is very excited to announce the launch of the Betty Petersen Conservation Fund to advance the conservation of birds and habitats in the Caribbean region. We are thrilled by the response of the founding donors who have helped us already raise $127,000 towards our first-year goal of $150,000.
By Team eBird May 10, 2018
Global Big Day 2018 set a new world record for birding, reporting 2/3rds of the world's birds in one day: more species on 5 May than any person has ever seen in an entire year. Colombia alone noted 15% of the world's avian diversity in 24 hours.
By Team eBird April 27, 2018
Do you enjoy shorebirds, but could use some tips and tricks for identification? In May, every eligible checklist that you submit gives you a chance to get free access to Be a Better Birder: Shorebird Identification Archived Live Series.