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By Team eBird October 24, 2018
For the past 16 years, eBird has built cutting-edge birding tools. From life lists to sightings maps, and hotspot exploration to millions of photos and audio recordings, we’ve worked to provide the key elements that any birder needs.
By Team eBird October 22, 2018
We are excited to announce that the latest versions of Merlin Bird ID and eBird Mobile work even better together. When noting sightings for eBird checklist, you can get a quick refresher on identification by clicking on the Merlin Bird ID icon in the species detail screen to jump to Merlin's ID resources, and Merlin Bird ID has now integrated your eBird life list right into the Merlin app.
By Team eBird October 1, 2018
On 6 October, more than 17,000 birders around the world went birding together for the first October Big Day. Reporting from 146 countries, they tallied 6,136 species of birds: more than half of the world's birds in a single day.
By Matt Young, Tim Spahr, and Andrew Spencer October 1, 2018
The Evening Grosbeak is a fascinating finch: completely absent from most birders’ visibility some years, and at every feeder in its range in others. Even more noteworthy is that, like Red Crossbills, Evening Grosbeak populations have different flight calls.
By Team eBird September 30, 2018
This October's eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, is all about birding on October Big Day! The eBirder of the month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 3 or more eligible checklists on 6 October.
By Team eBird September 29, 2018
Do you enjoy watching your feeders, but have trouble with some of the finches and sparrows? 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 October, every eligible checklist that you submit gives you a chance to get free access to Feeder Birds: Identification and Behavior.
By Team eBird September 10, 2018
Please join us in congratulating Silvia Faustino Linhares of São Paulo, Brazil, winner of the August 2018 eBird Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics. Silvia’s name was drawn randomly from 1,477 eBirders who submitted at least 50 photos or sounds on eligible eBird checklists in August.
By Team eBird August 31, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, will help you get very familiar with one of your favorite birding locations. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 15 eligible checklists from one eBird location in September. Winners will be notified by the 10th of the following month.
By Team eBird August 31, 2018
Do you enjoy watching ducks and geese, but could use some tips and tricks for identification? We can help!
By Team eBird August 21, 2018
Are you a bird photographer or sound recordist? We have a mission for you!