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By Team eBird December 6, 2018
Christmas Bird Count (CBC) season is upon us again! This is a great time to join others and cooperate in a massive effort across the Western Hemisphere to take a snapshot of bird occurrence around the holidays.
By Team eBird May 9, 2018
Global Big Day 2018 set a new world record for birding, reporting 2/3rds of the world's birds in one day: more species on 5 May than any person has ever seen in an entire year. Colombia alone noted 15% of the world's avian diversity in 24 hours.
By Team eBird May 1, 2018
Are you birding today for Global Big Day?! Just an hour or even 10 minutes out birding on 5 May can make you a part of birding's next world record.
By Team eBird January 25, 2018
Want a fun new birding game? If you'll be in the southwestern US at any point between February 1-June 15, 2018, check out Desert Avicaching.
By Team eBird January 12, 2018
eBird's annual update to the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) added more than 85 million records, bringing the total number of records available across GBIF to the cusp of one billion records. eBird is the largest dataset in GBIF, and the world’s largest biodiversity-related citizen science project.
By Team eBird December 22, 2017
In 2017, eBird received more than 4.75 million complete checklists from your birding efforts. eBird thrives on the enthusiasm and engagement of tens of thousands of loyal participants worldwide who reliably enter their birding forays in eBird.
By Team eBird December 21, 2017
This month closes out eBird's 15th year. In just a decade-and-a-half, your contributions have made eBird one of the largest community-driven biodiversity projects in the world.
By Team eBird December 24, 2016
In 2016, eBird received more than 3.75 million complete checklists from your birding efforts. eBird thrives on the enthusiasm and engagement of tens of thousands of loyal participants worldwide who reliably enter their birding forays in eBird.
By Team eBird October 20, 2016
Pittas. Tragopans.
By Team eBird October 7, 2016
The Kinglet Calyptura has vanished twice in ornithological history, and hasn’t been seen in 20 years. Are any still alive?