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By Team eBird May 9, 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 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 April 25, 2018
eBird and the Macaulay Library have a fun new tool: the eBird photo + sound quiz. Quiz yourself on 20 images or sounds from birds anywhere in the world, all based on media uploaded by eBirders everywhere.
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!
By Team eBird April 10, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, encourages precise eBirding with eBird Mobile. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 15 or more eligible checklists in April with eBird Mobile ‘tracks’ that are less than 8km (5mi) in distance.
By Tom Prestby March 2, 2018
Wisconsin has typically been a pioneer when it comes to using the current technology available for birding. Look no further than being one of the first states to promote eBird and being the first state to enter data for a Breeding Bird Atlas on eBird as examples.
By Ryan Brady February 7, 2018
Snowy Owls may have stolen the show again in 2017-18 but another species has also irrupted in a big way across Wisconsin this year. Red Crossbills began moving into the state last summer, increased greatly throughout fall, and continue to show very well this winter wherever pines and other conifers are prevalent.
By Team eBird January 31, 2018
As you read these words, you will probably be noticing that everything on the eBird homepage looks shiny and new! We're delighted to share our new redesigned home for eBird. These new pages are the first step toward a full eBird redesign that will unify the look and feel of eBird, and will also make it much easier to use on mobile devices.
By Team eBird January 31, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the Month Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, is all about birding with others. This could be a day in the field with a long-time birding friend that you've been checking the local spot with for 30 years, or someone who is just starting.
By Team eBird January 30, 2018
We’re excited to partner with the Cornell Lab’s Bird Academy to offer a suite of exciting educational resources in thanks for your eBirding: in February, every eligible checklist that you submit gives you a chance to win free access to our Spring Field Ornithology—Northeast course. This is a ~$129 value, and we’ll have 10 copies to give away. Ten lucky eBirders will get this course for free from their February eBirding!