eBird (https://ebird.org/home) is the world’s largest biodiversity-related citizen science project, with more than 100 million bird sightings contributed each year by eBirders around the world. A collaborative enterprise with hundreds of partner organizations, thousands of regional experts, and hundreds of thousands of users, eBird is managed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. eBirdcontributes to the understanding and conservation of birds, how to explore the hundreds of millions of eBird observations, and how you can share your sightings with friends and researchers from every country in the world. Members of Seabrook Island Birders use eBird to track birds they see around the world and during our various activities.If you would like to learn more about eBird and how you can use this fabulous tool, we hope you will join us for a hands-on seminar.
Learn how to:
- Load the app on your device or find the website on your computer (please bring your phone/tablet and/or your laptop computer)
- Create a login for eBird
- How to select a location
- Input sightings both on the app and on the website
- Share your sightings with others who have birded with you
If there is time, we will also show you how to:
- Review your eBird statistics
- How to create a Seabrook Island “Patch”
- Search eBird to find the location of a specific bird species
- Search eBird to learn which species are found at specific locations
Please sign up to join us for this seminar!
Date: Thursday January 17, 2019 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Osprey 1, Lake House, Seabrook Island, SC
Cost: None for members; $5 donation for guests