• By Team eBird August 25, 2023

    Mark your calendars for October Big Day—14 Oct 2023! Like Global Big Day, October Big Day is an opportunity to unite around our shared love of birds.

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    By kboebird May 18, 2023

    Wandering Tattlers (Tringa incana) easily capture the imagination–they do, really, wander the Pacific, and there are many unknowns about them in the literature. There are many common names for this species.

  • By Team eBird May 4, 2023

    Explore your artistic style and train your eye as you create two bird paintings from start to finish. In May, every eligible checklist that you submit gives you a chance to win free access to Bird Academy's How to Paint Birds with Jane Kim.

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    By kboebird March 8, 2023

    It’s been 30 years since the last region-wide surveys – National Audubon Society, in partnership with Point Blue Conservation Science, The US Fish & Wildlife Service, and state agency partners, needs volunteers to help in 11 Western States. Please consider joining a network of biologists and volunteers advancing shorebird conservation across the Pacific Flyway!

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    By Team eBird March 2, 2023

    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 31 complete checklists during March that include counts for every species reported.

  • Western Kingbird ML308664121
    By Team eBird March 2, 2023

    The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is excited to host The Cornell Lab Young Birders Event. This year’s event will be held June 29-July 2 in Ithaca, New York.

  • Jerdon's Leafbird ML474788601
    By Team eBird February 10, 2023

    The annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is Friday, February 17 through Monday, February 20. The GBBC was one of the first online projects to collect information on wild birds and was also instrumental in the creation of eBird back in 2002.

  • By Team eBird January 30, 2023

    Exotic species categories and icons now appear on eBird Life Lists, Targets, and the eBird Mobile app, and Escapee birds are counted separately in outputs. These updates align your personal lists with eBird's improved Exotic species policies and make it easier than ever to report and track the establishment of human-introduced species.

  • By Team eBird January 19, 2023

    Every year the eBird Status and Trends project updates the abundance visualizations and range maps with millions of new observations submitted by eBirders to provide the most up-to-date information on the status and trends of bird populations. This year, the team modeled relative abundance for 868 additional species—doubling the number of species with available abundance […]