eBird Next Steps

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How to Count Birds
We encourage all eBirders to make their best estimate of bird numbers on every checklist. Most bird counting is really easy—you just identify what you see, ...
Wed, 20 Nov, 2019 at 8:53 AM
How to Document Your Sightings
Finding a notable bird is one of birding’s many great joys. One of the key parts of such a discovery is documenting what you found: ensuring that your excel...
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019 at 2:43 PM
How to Choose Locations in eBird
Choosing a location that accurately represents where you went birding is critically important. Misplaced locations can result in birds being 'seen'...
Fri, 8 Nov, 2019 at 2:13 PM
Checklist Sharing and Group Accounts
Watching birds with friends is one of birding’s greatest joys, and your eBird checklists will serve as permanent memories of those fun times in the field. T...
Tue, 5 Nov, 2019 at 10:21 AM
eBird Mobile Tips & Tricks
We designed eBird Mobile to be the fastest and smoothest data entry method in eBird. Besides rapid-start checklists, eBird Mobile has more features that wil...
Fri, 1 Nov, 2019 at 11:26 AM
eBird Alerts and Targets
Both Alerts and Targets can be accessed from the Explore tab on the eBird website under the Species You Need section. eBird Alerts are up-to-date lists of n...
Fri, 8 Nov, 2019 at 2:18 PM
Bird Names in eBird
Bird names in eBird are based on the eBird/Clements taxonomy, which is maintained in English. eBird supports bird names in 10 alternate versions of English ...
Fri, 1 Nov, 2019 at 11:47 AM
Enter your pre-eBird life list
If you don’t have specific dates for some birds that you’ve seen, you can still do a one-time submission to eBird to get your life list up to date. The ...
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019 at 3:16 PM
eBird Breeding and Behavior Codes
Breeding and Behavior Codes provide a way for birders to document the breeding activities of bird species within their breeding ranges, providing crucial in...
Sun, 6 Oct, 2019 at 3:16 PM
Specialized eBird Protocols
Most of the time, the core eBird observation types are all you need. But in rare cases, there are a few specialized types of eBirding that may come in handy...
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019 at 1:33 PM