• By Team eBird August 9, 2022

    Mark your calendars for October Big Day—8 October 2022! Big Days are a 24-hour opportunity to celebrate birds near and far.

  • By Team eBird August 5, 2022

    The way eBird displays exotic species reports is changing! These improvements raise awareness and make it easier to monitor exotic bird populations around the world.

  • By Team eBird August 3, 2022

    Please join us in congratulating Joe Cesolini of Chicago, Illinois – winner of the June 2022 eBird Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics. Joe’s name was drawn randomly from the 3,081 eBirders who submitted at least 20 eligible checklists in June with species comments.

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    By Team eBird July 30, 2022

    This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, is all about eBirding with others. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 20 eligible checklists shared during August.

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    By Team eBird July 30, 2022

    Do you enjoy shorebirds, but could use some help telling your peeps from your plovers?  In August, every eligible checklist that you submit gives you a chance to win free access to the Be a Better Birder: Shorebird Identification Archived Live Series course. We’re excited to partner with the Cornell Lab’s Bird Academy to offer […]

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    By Team eBird July 22, 2022

    A new study helps reveal why tropical mountain birds occupy such narrow elevation ranges, a mystery that has puzzled scientists for centuries. While many assumed temperature was responsible for these limited distributions, the latest research suggests competition from other species plays a bigger role in shaping bird ranges.

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    By Team eBird June 30, 2022

    This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, encourages you to go birding every single day. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 31 eligible checklists during July.

  • By Team eBird June 14, 2022

    Please join us in congratulating Mónica Restrepo of Quindío, Colombia – winner of the May 2022 eBird Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics. Mónica’s name was drawn randomly from the 7,698 eBirders who submitted at least 5 eligible checklists on Global Big Day.

  • By Team eBird June 11, 2022

    eBird Status Data Products for more than 1,000 species can now be directly downloaded from your web browser. Get weekly or seasonal abundance and range boundary data all with just a few clicks.