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Onam Bird Count 2018

31 Aug 2018 05:30 - 3 Sep 2018 19:30

Have a thought for birds – let us together find out how birds are coping with floods.

There has been a postponement of the count by one week from the original date announced due to the disastrous flood situation in Kerala. 


As a part of ongoing effort of Common Bird Monitoring Program (CBMP) of Green Partner’s Program from Social Forestry Wing, an Onam Bird Count is being organized on 31st August-3rd September 2018.

Download a poster of the results of Onam Bird Count 2014! (PDF 2.2MB).

For those people who participated in February CBMP or previous Onam Bird Count, there is absolutely no difference in methodology or protocol. Please try to upload as many 15 minute lists into eBird (ebird.org/india) during those four days from Friday to Monday.

If you are a birdwatcher who has not tried eBird or have bird-watcher friends who are not using eBird, please use these slides as an introduction.

If you have any questions, please do ask them in the comments below.

If you are birding outside Kerala, we have no way to know if your lists are part of Onam Bird Count. Hence, please share your lists with the account Maveli Birder


31 Aug 2018 05:30
3 Sep 2018 19:30
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Ashish P Jacob
Ashish P Jacob
2 years ago

Could u plz tell the protocol and Methodology for onam birding

Kiron Vijay
Kiron Vijay
9 months ago

Do we have to add “onam bird count” as comment on checklists?