Tag Archives: eBird

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eBird: Agreeing to agree

eBird has done countless things to revolutionize birding, not the least of which includes elevating birding to a scientific pursuit, where a once recreational activity now has meaningful implications. What…

Bananaquit at Bubali Bird Sanctuary, Aruba on 24 June 2014. Photo by Tim Schreckengost.

Birding Aruba – Part 1

See also: Part 2 | Part 3 On Monday, June 23rd, my wife and I flew from Pittsburgh to Aruba for our honeymoon. Everyone who knows my wife is aware that…

Common Raven near Elkton, MD on 3 March 2014. Photo by Tim Schreckengost.

Parking Lot Birding – Common Raven in Cecil County, MD

Yesterday morning, Matt Boone picked me up around 8:00 to bird the Susquehanna River at Port Deposit for a couple of hours before spending the rest of the day mindlessly…

Peregrine Falcon - adult (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

One-a-Day eBird Challenge

Robert Mortensen introduced the One-a-Day eBird Challenge several years ago and now eBird is taking it to the next level. The goal of the One-a-Day eBird Challenge is to submit…

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Snowy Owl Irruption Watch 2013-14

The winter of 2013-2014 is proving to be one of the biggest Snowy Owl irruptions in years, even though owls just started arriving in the Mid-Atlantic region during the last…

Snowy Owl eBird records for November 2013. Credit - eBird.org

Snowy Owls make it to Delaware!

For the past couple of weeks, Snowy Owls have been making a significant push into the northeast. They appear to be concentrating in coastal areas, but are making their presence…

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MEGA: Gray Kingbird in Delaware

The madness, if you will, started late Wednesday morning as I was sifting through insects for my grad research. I got an eBird Rare Bird Alert for Delaware that listed…

Bombay Hook NWR, Delaware. I'll be visiting this refuge and probably Bombay Hook NWR during National Wildlife Refuge Week. Photo by Tim Schreckengost.

National Wildlife Refuge Week eBird Challenge!

OK bird nerds, now that everyone knows how to look like a cool birder (if you don’t, follow these 12 steps), there is a new challenge that involves prizes. Interested?…

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Introducing eBird Hotspots Explorer

eBird just released an awesome new feature that really lets you figure out great places to bird, as well as giving us new ways to look at our favorite birding…

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BirdsEye Hotspots

Today we are excited to launch BirdsEye Hotspots, a new app from Birds in the Hand (the publishers of BirdsEye and BirdLog apps) that gives you the info you need to find…