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By eBird Northwest Team August 13, 2018
The August action for Year of the Bird is to discover your parks by birding your public lands. In the U.S., public lands support more than 1,000 bird species, one-third of which are endangered, threatened, or of conservation concern.
By eBird Northwest Team August 3, 2018
Identifying the seven species of Pacific Northwest swallows in spring is a fairly simple matter, given reasonable views. But, the same cannot be said for those same species in the fall, resulting in a fair number of erroneous reports and requests from the eBird editors for additional documentation.
By Team eBird July 20, 2018
We are excited to announce a small change to the checklist view page that reflects an important part of eBird’s data quality.
By eBird Northwest Team July 17, 2018
White-tailed Ptarmigan are found above the timberline in alpine tundra habitats in western North America. In Washington, they can be found in the Cascade Range from the U.S./Canada border in the north to Mt.
By eBird Northwest Team July 16, 2018
Sandhill Cranes (Antigone canadensis) travel in large, noisy migratory flocks this time of year.  Often their loud, gravelly, honking voices are our first clues that they are high overhead on their long migratory journey, looking to settle or rest on the way, or have returned to the breeding grounds.  Large flocks of Lesser Sandhill Cranes (A.
By eBird Northwest Team July 2, 2018
The Year of the Bird July call to action is to take a child into nature. Even with school out, summer is a great time to learn!
By Team eBird July 1, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, encourages you to get out birding every day in one of the least-eBirded months of the year. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 31 eligible checklists during July.
By eBird Northwest Team June 28, 2018
Interacting with friends who share your passion for birds is one of the great aspects of birding. With the release of community review of photos and sound files on eBird, you can now collaborate to help locate erroneous identifications and report them to regional reviewers.
By eBird Northwest Team June 21, 2018
It is June in the Year of the Bird and this month’s Call to Action is to Skip the Plastic. The accumulation of discarded plastic such as bags and water bottles is visible across the globe, but it also breaks up into tiny pieces that are less visible and are readily ingested by wildlife.
By Team eBird June 1, 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.