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How to practice bird identification with digital tools

In this brief post, we will describe how you can use free online tools to brush up on bird identification, and then...
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State of India’s Birds

The State of India’s Birds 2020 (SoIB 2020) is a first-of-its-kind collaborative effort that evaluates the overall...

Birds of the World is now free for birders in India!

We are delighted to inform you that Bird Count India (BCI) has partnered with The Cornell Lab of Ornithology to...

Animated Migration Maps

Enabled by the observations of 1000s of birdwatchers around the world

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Frequency Matters: Acoustic Identification of Barbets

By Anand Krishnan Barbets are some of the most ubiquitous of India’s fruit-eating birds, even occupying most major cities where fruiting trees remain. These...

August 2021 eBirding Challenge

Although a majority of our resident birds have finished breeding, there are still a few that have just started or are in the middle of their breeding...

Birder Profile: Dr. Ashok Kolluru

Dr. Ashok Kolluru is an ardent birder from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Read on to find out more about him: Please tell us a bit about yourself. What do you...

June 2021 eBirders of the Month

Before moving on to the results for the monthly challenges, here is a brief glimpse of birding in June by the numbers (with the previous month in brackets)....

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Bird Atlases

A bird atlas is a citizen science project intended to map the distribution and abundance of a region’s birds. In an atlas project, the region of interest is typically divided into cells that are often subdivided into smaller cells, a design that can ensure uniform sampling in space by volunteer birdwatchers.

ID Articles

A series of articles to help with the identification of difficult birds.

Cormorants Clarified

Cormorants Clarified

By Ramit Singal Ever seen a V-shaped flock of black birds flying purposefully in the sky near a...

Cormorants Clarified

Cormorants Clarified

By Ramit Singal Ever seen a V-shaped flock of black birds flying purposefully in the sky near a...

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