Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Cornell Lab of Ornithology - EBird News for February


 

A new face for eBird

Check out the new eBird homepage, which is fully mobile-responsive and gives easier access to regularly-used eBird tools and great photos of birds. It also has a fun new stat: consecutive days with an eBird checklist. Can you beat your max checklist streak?
Read the full story on eBird.


In this issue:

  • A new eBird homepage
  • Cornell Lab Young Birders Event
  • eBird Store—get eBird gear!
  • eBirder of the Month: 15+ eligible lists shared with friends

  A monthly newsletter from Team eBird at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology



Cornell Lab Young Birders Event

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is excited to host The Cornell Lab Young Birders Event, which will be held July 12-15, 2018 in Ithaca, New York. The Young Birders Event aims to bring together teenagers with a passion for birds and interested in pursing a career in the field. Applicants are welcomed from any country in the world! Please share with any young birders that you know. Learn more.

eBird Store open!

The eBird Store is back! We have eBird hats and shirts just waiting for you—get the classic colors or perhaps even a Global Big Day shirt to get excited for May 5. Check out the store.

Checklist-a-day Challenge

As of the end of January, more than 5,000 people were on track for the Checklist-a-day Challenge! All you have to do is get 365 eligible checklists in 2018: an average of a list a day. Are you up to the challenge? Every checklist counts. Learn more.

eBird and BNA

In appreciation for all those who have participated in eBird, we are pleased to continue to offer special discounted subscription pricing to the acclaimed and continually updated bird life history resource: Birds of North America. See more.

Bird Academy giveaway

The Cornell Lab's Spring Field Ornithology course is more than 40 years old. Your February eBirding can give you free access! Each eligible checklist submitted in February gives you a shot to win 1 of 10 free spots in Spring Field Ornithology. See more.

eBirder of the Month

Sharing checklists next month can get you new binoculars! Be a part of 15 eligible shared checklists in February to be in the running for eBirder of the Month and free Zeiss binoculars. Read more.

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