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What's your latest life bird? What bird lists do you care about? eBird tallies them for you and archives your photos and sounds—all for free.

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Your sightings contribute to hundreds of conservation decisions and peer-reviewed papers, thousands of student projects, and help inform bird research worldwide.

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On 8 October, people in 185 countries around the world joined together to celebrate birds for October Big Day. More than 34,670 contributors reported an incredible 7,453 species on 80,000 checklists, setting THREE new records for the single biggest day in October birding history!

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On Saturday, 14 May, people on every continent joined together to celebrate birds for Global Big Day—and also celebrated the 20th anniversary of eBird! Together, more than 51,000 people spanning 201 countries set incredible new records for the most species reported and most countries birding on a single day.

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