eBird’s work on engaging thousands of birders to collect data on bird abundance and species is ever growing for the better. Here are a few things to check out while deciding to join eBird and join the Citizen Science crew in bird conservation: – Jack Siler’s eBird Rarity Map – This map shows rare bird
Over the past years there has been an 88-98 percent drop in the population of the Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus). This lesser-known blackbird was formerly an incredibly abundant bird and this decline in population is one of the most drastic in North America. Last spring, eBird tracked Rusty Blackbird populations during spring migration and found
The following is a tutorial on how to use eBird and get the most out of this amazing bird sighting recording tool. eBird was created by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society as a way for users all over to submit checklists of bird sightings. The goal is to use these
eBird is the online birding checklist submission headquarters. Birders from all over the U.S. (Canada and elsewhere too) can submit their bird sightings through an easy to use form. This data can be used to develop trends in bird populations as well as to determine abundancy and dates when birds are at a particular location.
For those of you who haven’t used eBird much (or at all) this is another reminder. eBird’s ease of use and reporting tools are fun and important for bird conservation data. Since the first of the year we have made an effort to submit as many daily checklists as possible for the counties we bird
Launched in 2002 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society, Ebird is a real-time, online checklist program that is free and easy to use. Their goal is to record as much bird data as possible by both recreational and professional bird watchers. It seems to be working. In 2006, participants reported