Bird-watching pays off in a number of ways, from getting you outside to learning something new and keeping your eyes keen. It also can lead to the discovery of a unique species.
Predators now wipe out 70 percent of shorebird nests in the far north, a shift in historical patterns that scientists pin on climate change.
There is a long-simmering, often overheated debate among animal lovers. It pits cat lovers, who want to help feral cats survive outdoors, against bird lovers, who say cats are causing bird populations to plummet.
Many people put up bird feeders in hopes of attracting avian wildlife. It turns out those backyard birds are attracting even bigger birds.
It’s a biological mystery that has confounded scientists for over a century: How did the world’s tiniest flightless bird find its way to one of the world’s most remote islands?
The Macaulay Library has recently redesigned its website to make it easier to find media, photography and audio recording tips, and anything that you need for wildlife media. Check it out.
Federal Judge Protects Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument
Jane Kim’s mural documents the rise of Aves across the world, while staying true to the artist’s aesthetic.
On 6 October, more than 17,000 birders around the world went birding together for the first October Big Day. Reporting from 146 countries, teams tallied 6,136 species of birds: more than half of the world’s birds in a single day. eBirders added 21,149 pictures to their lists, photographing 2,356 species in these 24 hours. This sets new heights for a single day of October birding. Read more.
Birder, bird watcher, bird lover, doesn’t matter—this course is for you. Whether you watch birds at your feeder, on the way to work, or travel miles for that one bird you can’t wait to see, eBird can help. Discover how eBird can enhance your passion for birds and how your participation is helping us better understand them.