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By Team eBird October 29, 2018
The Cornell Lab’s mobile apps—eBird Mobile and Merlin Bird ID—are your birding essentials across the globe. Whether you’re at home or halfway around the world, mobile listing and quick ID references can help on every birding excursion. We are excited to announce that the latest versions of Merlin Bird ID and eBird Mobile work even better […]
By Team eBird October 22, 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 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! Earlier this year, on Global Big Day, we noted 7,013 species together as a global birding community.
By Team eBird June 18, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, gives you a chance to improve our knowledge of breeding birds across the world. The eBirder of the month will be drawn from eBirders who submit at least 15 eligible checklists containing at least one breeding behavior code during June.
By Team eBird June 18, 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 dgross May 8, 2018
Please join the Nature Conservancy for the second annual Nature Conservancy (TNC) Bird Count Challenge on May 10! The goal of the challenge is to count as many species of birds as possible in one day on lands and waters The Nature Conservancy has protected or helped to protect.
By dgross May 3, 2018
The fifth annual Pennsylvania Breeding Bird Blitz (PA3B) will take place Friday, June 15th through Monday, June 18th. The PSO continues to make this event fun, interesting, and relevant to the birding community.
By dgross May 2, 2018
Two years ago this week, eBird changed forever—giving you the ability to add photos and audio directly to your checklists and archive them in the Macaulay Library (ML). Thanks to the contributions of tens of thousands of eBirders, the ML multimedia archive now contains more than 5 million digital specimens—photos, audio, and video—representing more than 9,500 species of birds and thousands of other animal species.
By dgross April 12, 2018
The Festival of the Birds will be held this year at Presque Isle State Park, Erie, on May 18-20, 2018. Presque Isle State Park is one of the very best and most popular birding spots in the state.
By Team eBird April 5, 2018
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 15 or more eligible checklists in April with eBird Mobile ‘tracks’ that are less than 8km (5mi) in distance.