• Urich's Tyrannulet ML344661901
    By American Bird Conservancy June 8, 2021

    An expedition team in Venezuela, led by ornithologist David Ascanio and supported by American Bird Conservancy (ABC), rediscovered the Urich’s Tyrannulet last month. The tyrannulet was first described in 1899, but it has only been spotted two other times; once in the 1940s and again in 2005.

  • By Team eBird June 1, 2021

    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 20 or more eligible checklists with eBird Mobile ‘tracks’ less than 5 km (3 mi) in June.

  • Stout-billed Cinclodes ML204871541
    By Team eBird June 1, 2021

    Do you want to learn more about bird behavior and get an insider’s perspective on the lives of birds? We’ve partnered with the Cornell Lab’s Bird Academy to offer a bird-centered approach to observation that will keep you fascinated for a lifetime.

  • By Danielle Belleny, Black AF in STEM Collective member May 28, 2021

    #BlackBirdersWeek, created by the Black AF in STEM Collective, will run May 30 to June 5 with live events and activities open to everyone. Join eBird by participating in #BirdsOfAFeather on June 5, 2021—an event for birdwatchers of all backgrounds to celebrate birds by focusing on species within 15 miles of home.

  • Eastern Spinebill ML335241821
    By Team eBird May 12, 2021

    On Saturday, 8 May more than 51,000 people spanning 192 countries celebrated the birds around them for Global Big Day. Together, the global birding community accomplished FOUR world records!

  • Australasian Swamphen ML186690671
    By Team eBird May 12, 2021

    Over the past 19 years, eBird has grown into a global community collaboration. We’re excited to announce another incredible milestone from you, the eBird community—1 BILLION bird observations!

  • By Team eBird May 10, 2021

    Please join us in congratulating Destiny Greig of Vancouver, BC – winner of the April 2021 eBird Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics. Destiny’s name was drawn randomly from the 3,777 eBirders who submitted at least 20 eligible checklists from a single location in April.

  • By Team eBird May 3, 2021

    Be a part of birding’s biggest team! Global Big Day is an annual celebration of the birds around you.

  • Whimbrel ML328582171
    By Team eBird April 30, 2021

    This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, is all about birding on Global Big Day! Last year, more than 50,000 eBirders from 175 countries collected an astounding 120,000 checklists in a single day.