Global map of eBird data

eBird data around the world

eBird Science

eBird transforms the global birding community’s passion for birds into a powerful resource for research, conservation, and education.

High-resolution data, visualizations, and tools describing where bird populations occur and how they change through time—powered by eBird data and updated annually, providing you with the best available science.
eBird is a powerful resource for a wide range of scientific questions. Learn how to access, analyze, and cite eBird data and tools.
eBird plays an increasingly important role in science and conservation. Applications of eBird data range from research and monitoring to species management, habitat protection, and informing law and policy.

Recent science news

By eBird Northwest Team December 2, 2015
There are still opportunities for your birding skills to contribute information on shorebird distribution, population trend, and regional and localized habitat needs along the coast, estuaries and wetlands of the Pacific Northwest. These events are scheduled through mid-December and some still need volunteers, including the December 17th survey in Coos Bay, Oregon supported by Klamath Bird Observatory and a few Washington surveys over the next two weeks.