By Team eBird April 16, 2020
Last year, we highlighted stories from birders around the world who use eBird, the Macaulay Library, and/or Merlin. It is wonderful to read about the variety of paths that people follow in birding.
By Team eBird April 7, 2020
If you’re spending more time online than outside these days, now is a great opportunity to explore the revolutionary abundance animations and seasonal abundance maps released by the eBird Science team earlier this year. Nearly 180,000 eBirders made these spectacular maps possible.  One person stood out from the crowd, a birder whose observations supported the […]
By Team eBird April 1, 2020
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, will explore what birds you can find from your yard!  The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 20 eligible checklists during April from an official eBird Yard. To track what you’ve seen in your yard or garden, log in to […]
By Team eBird March 31, 2020
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 April, every eligible checklist that you submit gives you a chance to win free access to our Be a Better Birder: How to Identify Bird Songs course. This is a ~$60 value, and we’ll have 10 copies to give […]
By Team eBird March 27, 2020
Many of us are spending more time at home than ever before, longingly looking out the window. But that window, porch, yard, or garden isn’t just something to stare longingly through, it can be your ticket to the best show in town.
By Team eBird March 19, 2020
In difficult moments, we believe birds continue to provide the hope and escape into nature that they always have for millions of people every day. The simple act of watching birds brings us together, even if we’re birding alone.
By Team eBird March 9, 2020
Please join us in congratulating Gautam Apte of Shaker Heights, Ohio, winner of the February 2020 eBird Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics. Gautam’s name was drawn randomly from the 3,077 eBirders who submitted at least 20 eligible checklists in February that were shared with at least one other birder.
By Team eBird February 29, 2020
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 March, every eligible checklist that you submit gives you a chance to win free access to Bird Academy’s Be a Better Birder: Warbler Identification course. Ten lucky eBirders will get this course for free […]
By Team eBird February 28, 2020
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 in March.
By Team eBird February 17, 2020
Today marks the launch of the State of India’s Birds: the first comprehensive assessment of the distribution range, trends in abundance, and conservation status for most of the bird species that regularly occur in India. The 10 million bird sightings that informed this milestone report came entirely from eBird.