This month’s eBirder of the Month problem, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports activities Optics, may help you create lasting recollections by written notes. The eBirder of the Month shall be drawn from eBirders who submit 20 or extra eligible checklists in June containing not less than one species with remark feedback.
While you report an uncommon fowl remark to eBird, you might be requested so as to add species feedback. These feedback ought to embody the way you recognized a uncommon species or counted a big flock. If you happen to don’t have a digital camera or recorder, detailed notes are the easiest way to doc an thrilling fowl second! Study extra about documenting your fowl observations.
Species feedback are for extra than simply uncommon birds. Get within the apply of including detailed notes to on a regular basis birds as nicely. These may embody whether or not a fowl was seen or heard, attention-grabbing behaviors, or an outline of the habitat(s) the fowl was in. Taking notes builds vital remark abilities and lets you change into a greater birder.
So as to add species feedback, faucet a species title in your eBird Cellular guidelines, or click on “Add Particulars” subsequent to a species whereas coming into information on eBird.org. You can even add these particulars by modifying an already submitted guidelines. Solely feedback added to fowl observations made in June will qualify. Checklists from different months, breeding codes, and information entered within the age & intercourse desk are helpful however don’t depend for this specific problem.
June’s winner will obtain a brand new ZEISS SFL 8×40 binocular and shall be notified by the tenth of the next month. Every month we are going to function a brand new eBird problem and set of choice standards. And don’t overlook to submit lists for the 2023 Guidelines-a-day Problem!
Carl Zeiss Sports activities Optics is a confirmed chief in sports activities optics and is the official optics sponsor for eBird. “We’re thrilled to proceed our partnership with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and help the very important scientific information being collected by devoted eBirders.” – Richard Moncrief, Birding and Nature Remark Section Supervisor at Carl Zeiss SBE.