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  • Updates to Region Pages: eBirding This Month, Community Targets, and Trip Reports

    The latest improvements to the eBird website deliver personalized content and fresh features for every region in the world. Upgraded Explore Region pages deliver all the recent birding activity you crave, plus NEW sections highlighting eBirding This Month and Year, feeds of public Trip Reports for every region, and locally-relevant information curated by regional partner […]

  • Global Big Day—11 May 2024

    Global Big Day is an annual celebration of the birds around you. No matter where you are, join us virtually on 11 May, help celebrate World Migratory Bird Day, and share the birds you find with eBird.

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    April eBirder of the Month Challenge

    This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by ZEISS, will help you get to know the birds in one location. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 20 or more eligible checklists from one location in April. By birding the same place repeatedly, you’ll gain insight into the comings and goings of birds […]

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