• Yellow-necked Francolin ML58427071
    By Team eBird March 31, 2022

    This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, will help you get to know the birds in one location. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 20 eligible checklists from one location in April.

  • Cinnamon Flycatcher (Andean) ML219650211
    By Team eBird March 31, 2022

    Learning to recognize birds by sound can help you to experience nature in a whole new way. Use Merlin Bird ID in combination with other listening techniques to “tune in” to the soundscape around you.

  • By Team eBird March 11, 2022

    Please join us in congratulating Daniel Knapp of Portland, Oregon, US – winner of the February 2022 eBird Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics. Daniel’s name was drawn randomly from the 6,890 eBirders who submitted at least 20 eligible checklists in February with eBird Mobile ‘tracks’ less than 5 km (3 mi).

  • Mourning Warbler ML101562351
    By Team eBird March 3, 2022

    The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is excited to host The Cornell Lab Young Birders Event. Two events will be held this year—July 7-10 and July 28-31, 2022 in Ithaca, New York.

  • Hooded Crane ML65590161
    By Team eBird February 28, 2022

    This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, focuses on the importance of counting birds. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 31 complete checklists during March that include counts for every species reported.

  • Eurasian Curlew ML272230081
    By Team eBird February 28, 2022

    Field sketching is a great way to improve your observational skills and create uniquely personal records of your time in nature. This March, we’re partnering with the Cornell Lab’s Bird Academy to offer an exciting creative resource in thanks for your eBirding.

  • By Team eBird February 10, 2022

    Please join us in congratulating Carlos Otávio Gussoni of Rio Claro, São Paulo, Brazil – winner of the January 2022 eBird Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics. Carlos’ name was drawn randomly from the 7,399 eBirders who submitted at least one eligible checklist in January and have completed the free eBird Essentials course.