Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Macauley Library has launched MerlinVision, a program that will be able to identify birds in photos. Of course, MerlinVision needs a lot of training and you can help. If you already have an eBird account just sign and start drawing boxes. Don’t have an account? It is easy to sign up!
The project is rather absorbing and is a great way to give back to the birding world (especially on a bad weather day). I forced myself to stop at 100 for my first session and I’m sure I’ll be back at it soon.