Adding ratings and tags for your photos and recordings increases the value of your media in eBird and the Macaulay Library. Each of these actions allow more possibilities for exploring with the Media Search tool, allowing you to find the highest quality media or to search for specific behaviors or plumages across species, making the archive even more of a valuable resource, whether it's for your curiosity or for researchers who are investigating questions using media in the Macaulay Library.

Check out how to rate and tag media in the Macaulay Library.