Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 11, 2019

Global Big Day 2019: the biggest day in birding 

eBird reports on Global Big Day results.

On 4 May, 34,000 people ventured outside in 173 countries, finding 6,816 species: 2/3rds of the world’s bird species in a single day. This is a new world record for the number of people birding on a single day. Incredibly, 684 of the total species reported were observed by only one eBirder of the day, showing the difference that a single person can make.

Read more at : Global Big Day 2019: the biggest day in birding – eBird

eBird also reported

This past month (May 2019), your contributions lifted eBird to unprecedented heights: more than 20 million bird observations in a single month. This is an average of 7.5 observations every second, 24 hrs a day, for the entire month.


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