By Team eBird May 9, 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 28, 2018
This May’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, is all about birding on Global Big Day! Only one week left until 5 May, Global Big Day: submit 3 or more eligible checklists for your chance at free binoculars.
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. 
By Team eBird March 31, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, encourages precise eBirding with eBird Mobile. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 15 or more eligible checklists in April with eBird Mobile ‘tracks’ that are less than 8km (5mi) in distance.
By Team eBird March 30, 2018
Do you enjoy watching spring warblers in the Americas, but could use some tips and tricks for identification? In April, every eligible checklist that you submit gives you a chance to get free access to Be a Better Birder: Warbler Identification Series.
By Team eBird March 2, 2018
We’re excited to partner with the Cornell Lab’s Bird Academy to offer a suite of exciting educational resources in thanks for your eBirding: in March, every eligible checklist that you submit gives you a chance to win free access to our Be a Better Birder: How to Identify Bird Songs course.
By Team eBird March 1, 2018
On 5 May 2018, Global Big Day is back. Wherever you are in the world, go eBirding on 5 May to be a part of birding's biggest day!
By Team eBird January 31, 2018
We’re excited to partner with the Cornell Lab’s Bird Academy to offer a suite of exciting educational resources in thanks for your eBirding: in February, every eligible checklist that you submit gives you a chance to win free access to our Spring Field Ornithology—Northeast course. This is a ~$129 value, and we’ll have 10 copies to give away. Ten lucky eBirders will get this course for free from their February eBirding!
By Team eBird January 30, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the Month Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, is all about birding with others. This could be a day in the field with a long-time birding friend with whom you've been checking a local patch for 30 years, or getting out with someone who is just starting.
By Team eBird December 23, 2017
Let 2018 be the year to step up your eBird use. If you have enjoyed tapping into eBird reports from others, set a goal to start contributing your own sightings in 2018.