Entries by Drew

Help us with the Dragonfly ID app!

The new Dragonfly ID app is a collaborative effort made possible through contributions of time, effort and money from hundreds of people. A project like this is by its nature a work in progress. Our immediate goal is to be able to provide users with high quality text and at least one good photo for […]

August updates to photo site

In mid-August we released an update to the birdseye.photo website where we curate the images that appear in the various BirdsEye apps. These updates were targeted towards making it easier to see what is available in the apps, and supporting photo submissions for Dragonflies, Butterflies, and Bumble bees. As you can see in the gallery below, […]

Tip of the month: Using the Filter Settings

BirdsEye is the best app to see what birds are being seen around you. Make sure to check in regularly with BirdsEye to see what’s being seen near your regular hotspots, or explore distant areas to plan birding stops on your next outing, vacation or business trip. The two main views for checking on sightings are the […]

Rare Bird Alerts come to Android!

Finding rare birds in your area is one of the most exciting aspects of birding. Now, with the BirdsEye Rare Bird Alerts, you can have your own portal to notable birds being seen nearby (anywhere in the world) as well as the rarest birds being reported across North America. If the update hasn’t automatically downloaded to your device yet, it […]

March Photographer of the Month

Steven Mlodinow was born in Chicago where his dear older brothers, Michael and Len, started him off on his path to obsession. Blame them! He was later mentored by members of the Evanston Northshore Bird Club, especially Charlie Clark and Pat Ware, to whom he owes an enduring debt for their kindness and guidance. Most […]

BirdsEye for Dragonflies and Butterflies

Help us build the next BirdsEye Apps Like many birders, we are interested in more than just birds.  We think the functionality in BirdsEye would be fantastic for other flying creatures like dragonflies and butterflies, and we would like to support the outreach efforts of some outstanding citizen science projects.  We are working hard on developing new apps […]

New Photo Site in beta!

birdseye.photo launches today We just launched a brand new photography site to compliment BirdsEye, to showcase our many excellent photographers, and to make it easier to contribute your own photos to the BirdsEye project. You can explore the entire collection of photos, searching by region or photographer. Once you have created a free account, you will […]

January Photographers of the Month

  We are excited to announce Pete Myers and Keith Hansen as the January photographers of the month. Pete Myers has been a birder as long as he can remember, growing up near Baltimore, Maryland, and various countries in Central and South America. He has been photographing birds for over 40 years now. After receiving a Ph.D from […]

December Photographer of the Month

Please join us in congratulating Jack Jeffrey, this month’s photographer of the month. From a young age, Jack always had a strong affinity for nature. Today, as a wildlife biologist and nature photographer, Jack is still exploring forests, crawling through mud and climbing trees to capture in photographs the essence of the flora and fauna that […]