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By Sarah Carline December 5, 2018
For more than a decade, VCE has led a project that takes place while most folks are fast asleep. Each summer, over two dozen adventurous Whip-poor-will Project volunteers venture into the darkness between sunset and sunrise to listen intently for the unmistakable call of the Eastern Whip-poor-will.
By Team eBird December 3, 2018
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...
By Kent McFarland November 11, 2018
The 119th Christmas Bird Count will take place from December 14  through January 5. This is perhaps the longest running citizen science project in Vermont.
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 Kent McFarland July 4, 2018
Survey a lake for one hour on the third Saturday of July each year. If you’ve got time, survey a few lakes.
By Team eBird May 10, 2018
Global Big Day 2018 set a new world record for birding, reporting 2/3rds of the world's birds in one day: more species on 5 May than any person has ever seen in an entire year. Colombia alone noted 15% of the world's avian diversity in 24 hours.
By Kent McFarland May 8, 2018
Did you know that Common Loons need a 100- to 600-foot water "runway" to take off? Or that once airborne, they can reach flight speeds of 40-75 mph?
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 Kent McFarland April 27, 2018
The Second Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Vermont (2003-2007), a project of the Vermont Atlas of Life, was an amazing effort by the birding community. Many of us searched the state to document breeding bird species.
By Team eBird April 25, 2018
On 5 May 2018, Global Big Day is back. Wherever you are in the world, go eBirding on 5 May to be a part of birding's biggest day!