• Marbled Godwit ML236885411
    By Team eBird August 31, 2020

    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 30 complete checklists during September that include counts for every species reported.

  • Kea ML207868091
    By Team eBird July 30, 2020

    This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, can help you get more out of your birding. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 20 or more eligible checklists in August containing at least one species with observation comments.

  • Bald Eagle ML190103721
    By Team eBird December 5, 2019

    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.

  • Golden Bush-Robin ML41842841
    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.

  • House Sparrow ML69514291
    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.

  • Kentish Plover ML50783011
    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.