• 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.

  • Great Egret ML53278731
    By Team eBird April 30, 2021

    Whether you know Ardea alba as Great Egret, Agró blanc, Velika bijela čaplja, or Sølvhejre, your eBird experience can display bird names in your preferred language. With 7 new options, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology now offers bird common names in 84 languages and regional dialects – including 14 variations of Spanish, six for French, […]

  • Blue-headed Vireo ML267313591
    By Team Macaulay Library April 27, 2021

    On April 26, 2021, Christopher McPherson recorded a Blue-headed Vireo, marking the one millionth audio recording in the Macaulay Library. This incredible milestone was made possible by 20,000 recordists and birdwatchers who have shared their audio recordings of birds, mammals, amphibians, and insects with the Macaulay Library over the past 91 years.

  • Red-cockaded Woodpecker ML76983151
    By Team eBird April 23, 2021

    Land trusts and private conservation organizations play an important role in protecting habitats on more than 56 million acres of private lands in the United States alone. These lands support hundreds of common bird species plus more than 100 bird species of conservation significance.

  • By Team eBird April 20, 2021

    Please join us in congratulating Alfredo Correa of Aragua, Venezuela – winner of the March 2021 eBird Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics. Alfredo’s name was drawn randomly from the 8,900 eBirders who submitted at least 31 complete checklists in March with counts for every species reported.