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Global Bird Weekend 2022 Learn Count Share

Join BirdLife and Global Birding for Global Bird Weekend on the 7, 8 & 9 October 2022. Help others learn and share your passion for birding, while raising vital funds to protect threatened species and habitats.


Friday 7 October

Come Birding Live on Location with Swarovski Optik on Facebook.


Saturday 8 October

Submit bird sightings to eBird over all 3 days but Saturday is eBird’s October Big Day.


Sunday 9 October

Take someone new out and share your knowledge of the birds near you.

This Global Bird Weekend, join our flock for an annual celebration of the birds around you

No matter where you are, you can be a citizen scientist and collect essential data about the birds around you.

Take part as a team or an individual, just go out birding on the 7, 8 and 9 October 2022 and enjoy time in nature. Report what you see and hear on eBird and your observations will help scientists better understand global bird populations.

Follow Global Birding’s Facebook Page community to be inspired to enjoy our natural world and help raise funds for global bird conservation.

Don’t forget to register at Global Birding and set up your eBird account.

Want to fundraise for while you birdwatch?

It’s easy to fundraise before, during and after the Global Bird Weekend by setting up your fundraiser on JustGiving.

Setting up a fundraising page takes just three steps.

  1. Visit BirdLife’s JustGiving page and click the “Fundraise for us” button
  2. Select a fundraising type, we suggest “Do your own thing”
  3. Fill in your details and create your page.

Make sure to add some detail about why you’re fundraising, and remember to share with friends and family on social media.