eBird 101: Track The Birds You See with Holly Kleindienst
Registration for this virtual event is free.
Have you heard of eBird? Do you think it’s just for advanced or experienced birders? Come learn how this user-friendly database from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology can help you keep track of the birds you’ve seen, help you find the birds you want to see, and how logging birds into eBird counts towards bird research and bird conservation
whether you are a new birder or a lifelong lister. Through this two-part workshop you’ll learn what eBird can do for you, and why, if you are out looking at birds, you should be using eBird.
eBird 101: Track the Birds You See:
- A brief overview of eBird, the largest citizen scientist database on Earth, and how it is changing the knowledge of birds worldwide.
- How to set up your eBird profile.
- How to log a bird checklist with the eBird mobile app.
- Why numbers matter.
- How to share your checklist with fellow birders.
- How to upload photos or recordings to your checklist as supporting documentation using the eBird web page.
- How to edit or delete data you have entered.
- Understand eBird checklist protocols.
- How eBird data is reviewed and used, making it possible for every level of birder to use eBird.
- How to easily access your County, State, Country, ABA and World lists.
Header Image: Great Horned Owl by Scott Olmstead