Extended data submission deadline

The original deadline of data submission to eBird was set to 13 September 2015. As checklists of the Global Shorebird Counting Program have still been submitted in the last hours, the deadline is extended with another 3 days, ending on 16 September 2015. We are excited to see details of this year’s counts. For more details,…

Go Shorebirding on the Global Big Day!

The Big Day goes global this coming weekend. Huge efforts have been made by the eBird Team and the staff of Cornell Lab of Ornithology to make the GLOBAL BIG DAY a real global event. Apart of the fun on individual and community level, it has another deal. They targeted to raise US$500,000 through donations for bird conservation.…

The future of Global Shorebird Counting data sharing

Data submission is progressing well, but having data being shared seems to be more challenging than organising the whole event. Most of the participants have already been using eBird, some of them were new to eBird. Some participants don’t even want to use eBird for various reasons. Before starting the preparation for the next World…

Over a thousand counting locations

The number of registered counting locations has most probably exceeded the 1,000 target. The majority of registrations were registered during the weekend! Works are still under way to get the locations shown on the map, but it is already mind-blowing. Exact numbers to come. However, this is just half of the job! eBird checklist sharing…

Data submission with eBird

eBird has long been committed to the professional data management not only on a national, but at an international level as well. By now the eBird Team is handling and incredible half a billion bird records and it’s growing. The World Shorebirds Day has been partnered with eBird, which offers all of its solutions for submitting counting results of…

Shorebirds Unite Us

On the 6-7th of September 2014 birdwatchers around the world will visit their local wetlands or any kind of suitable sites to count shorebirds. September is a good time for watching shorebird migration in the Northern Hemisphere, but also a good time to see breeding shorebirds on the southern part of the globe. The idea…