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Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus

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2021 Year in Review: eBird, Merlin, Macaulay Library, and Birds of the World

By Macaulay Library and Team eBird
2021 was a year of milestones. From one billion records in eBird, to the transformative launch of Merlin Sound ID, to new conservation decision-making tools powered by eBird Status and Trends visualizations, there’s a lot we’ll remember from the past twelve months. This year, millions of people from every country in the world joined us…