Peru News

  • 2021 eBird Taxonomy Update

    TAXONOMY UPDATE IN PROGRESS eBird data are currently being updated as a part of eBird’s 2021 Taxonomy Update. It is normal to see life list numbers change this week and to see some names displaying inconsistently as the changes are applied.

  • El conteo de aves de jardines o Great Backyard Bird Count

    El conteo de aves de jardines o Great Backyard Bird Count, es una actividad anual de 4 días de duración en la que contamos aves silvestres en jardines, balcones y parques para saber dónde se encuentran y estimar su número y diversidad. Para más información visita:

  • ¡Ahora en ebird, en la aplicación de ebird y en Merlin, puedes usar nombres en español de Perú!

    En los últimos años, una de las limitantes de las que se quejaban algunos observadores de aves, fue no poder ubicar las aves según un nombre en castellano. Para aquellos que sabían o preferían los nombres científicos, no había problema.

  • The Peru packages for Merlin will be launched this Saturday the 27th, after 10 years of launching the Spanish version of the book: "Aves de Perú"

    Ten years ago, in an event in Lima, Corbidi launched the Spanish version of  the fieldguide Aves de Perú. All extant authors came to Peru for that day long event with presentations, workshops, expositions  and a central presentation, which was attended by over 800 people.

  • October Big Day results– a new record and more than 6,000 species in a day!

    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!

  • A new era of eBird Science: Status and Trends

    This month we are excited to announce a huge advance in the understanding of birds, only made possible using eBird data. The result of all this hard work is eBird Status and Trends—detailed population information for 107 species of North American birds, providing an unprecedented depth of information in four key areas...

  • New integrated features in eBird Mobile and Merlin Bird ID

    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 […]

  • Win a free spot in the Cornell Lab's warbler identification course

    Do you enjoy watching spring warblers in the Americas, but could use some tips and tricks for identification? We can help!

  • August eBirder of the month challenge

    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.

  • Annual eBird taxonomy update coming

    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.