Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 5, 2018

Free eBird Class

CornellLab of Ornithology is offer a free class on how to use eBird. If you are not familiar with eBird or don’t feel you have mastered all of its features it is worth a look.

Your How-To Guide

Explore how eBird can help spark new birding adventures.

  • Discover tools that help you find birds wherever you go
  • Gain confidence submitting your sightings
  • Get expert tips for using eBird and joining the community

What is eBird?

eBird is the largest biological citizen-science program in the world. The eBird community gathers more than 100 million bird sightings each year from people like you. Providing a powerful tool for motivated bird enthusiasts everywhere, eBird helps you find more birds and keep track of your sightings. Collectively, these sightings are now empowering a global scientific community and helping answer pressing conservation questions.

Course Overview

Lesson 1: What is eBird?

Discover how eBird can help jump-start your birding and how your sightings contribute to science and conservation on a global level.

Lesson 2: Find Birds Near You

Learn how to use eBird to find birds and birding locations.

Lesson 3: Share Your Sightings

Use this step-by-step guide to contribute your sightings to eBird.

Lesson 4: My eBird

Explore your own birding story: your lists, photos, custom alerts for target species, and much more.

Lesson 5: Ready to eBird

Take the Ready to eBird quiz and get inspired to spot more birds.


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