By Team eBird October 25, 2019
More than 18,000 eBirders from 164 countries and territories joined together on 19 October to go birding on the second October Big Day. The global count of 6,497 species broke last year’s total of 6,360 species, setting a new October Big Day record!
By Team eBird July 31, 2018
Do you enjoy watching spring warblers in the Americas, but could use some tips and tricks for identification? We can help!
By Team eBird July 29, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, will get you out in the field snapping photos and making audio recordings. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 50 media on eligible checklists during August. Winners will be notified by the 10th of the following month.
By Team eBird July 27, 2018
August is always an exciting time of year for eBird since it is when we update all eBird records with the latest scientific advances in bird taxonomy. New information on species limits can result in increases (splits) or decreases (lumps) in your list totals.
By Team eBird July 25, 2018
Global Big Day has set new heights for a single day of birding each of the past four Mays. This massively international collaborative birding event has been so great that we’re having another worldwide eBird Big Day!
By Team eBird April 28, 2018
This May’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, is all about birding on Global Big Day! Only one week left until 5 May, Global Big Day: submit 3 or more eligible checklists for your chance at free binoculars.
By Team eBird September 30, 2017
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, will keep get you snapping photos and recording bird sounds. Every time you take a photo or hold out a microphone, you're creating an incredibly powerful piece of data.
By glorimar November 3, 2016
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, invites you to look at birds through what might not be your usual lens: a camera. November marks one year since we released the ability to add photos and audio directly to your eBird checklists, archiving your media in the Macaulay Library.
By glorimar September 16, 2016
A new version of eBird Mobile (1.3) has just been released that lets you note breeding and behavior codes in your mobile checklists—available for free on both iOS and Android. This lets you track breeding bird activity more easily than ever before, and also lets you log flyover codes—which could win you a pair of […]
By glorimar August 31, 2016
320,000 eBirders and growing… You’ve looked through eBird checklists and seen their names: kindred birding spirits whose sightings you may have glimpsed only once, or followed regularly over months and years. Now, you can find out who the people are behind these names by exploring eBird’s new Profile Pages!