Database replace: November 17-19 upkeep – eBird
Database replace: November 17-19 upkeep
By Crew eBird November 12, 2020
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
© Steve Kolbe
Over the previous 12 months, eBird builders have been laborious at work updating our complete database of instruments, assets, and almost one billion fowl observations. To complete this replace, will probably be essential to take our servers offline for a upkeep interval.
eBird can be unavailable beginning 8am ET on 17 November till 8am ET on 19 November. Different affected companies embody: eBird APIs, Birds of the World, Chook Academy, Merlin Chook ID, and the Macaulay Library. Additionally, you will not be capable to entry any applications that require logging in along with your Cornell Lab account through the outage.
There needs to be no noticeable modifications to eBird performance as soon as the upkeep interval is full. Nevertheless, this replace will permit us to convey you thrilling new options within the close to future!
What can I do whereas eBird is down?
Maintain checklists with eBird Cell. Should you obtain the free eBird Cell app earlier than 17 Nov, you can begin eBird Cell checklists through the downtime and submit them as soon as eBird is again on-line. Learn to get eBird Cell right here.
Get out and go birding! Along with the eBirder of the Month problem for November, each eligible guidelines with a begin time between 8am ET on 17 Nov and 8am ET on 19 Nov offers you an opportunity to win a pair of Zeiss Terra binoculars. To enter, use your most well-liked technique of retaining lists (eBird Cell, pen & paper, and so forth.) through the 48-hour scheduled outage interval and submit them when eBird is again on-line—enter the checklists by 25 November to your likelihood to win.
Watch the Cornell Lab Chook Cams for reside footage of finches in Canada, tanagers in Panama, and albatross in New Zealand. Try the video highlights for some particular visitor appearances!
Watch archived reside lectures on all the things from Merlin suggestions and methods to pure historical past movies, to BirdCast to mapping migrations with eBird, and way more.
Be a part of us for reside occasions
Birding Dwell at eight am ET on 17 November. Be a part of birders from around the globe for motion packed birding reside!
Dwell eBird Q&A at midday ET on 17 November. Now could be the time to ask eBird employees your entire burning questions. Register now for eBird Dwell Q&A
Dwell Macaulay Library Q&A at 9 am ET on 18 November. Ask an archivist about sound recording and archiving your recordings. Register now for Macaulay Library Dwell Q&A
Share your “life with out eBird” and #eBirdLife experiences. What are you doing with out eBird for 48 hours? What’s your favourite factor about eBird and the Macaulay Library? Share your experiences on social media with the hashtag #eBirdLife
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