VIDEO: Overview of the 2023 eBird/Clements taxonomy update

BOW Team November 1, 2023
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Please enjoy this Birds of the World Discovery Series webinar:

Date: Thursday, 16 November, 2023
Length: 1.5 hours
Video: Watch the recording here (coming soon)

Avian taxonomy experts from eBird and Birds of the World convened for a discussion of the recent updates to the eBird/Clements checklist. The team provided an in-depth overview of the 2023 taxonomy updates and recent efforts to standardize bird taxonomy across all major global checklists. They also presented several interesting taxonomic shifts and discussed what changes are most likely to affect your life list.


  • SHAWN BILLERMAN (Science Editor)
  • PAM RASMUSSEN (Senior Research Associate—Avian Systematist / WGAC taxonomic committee)
  • MARSHALL ILIFF (eBird Project Lead / WGAC technical committee).

Resources shared during last week’s “2023 eBird/Clements taxonomy update” webinar include:

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Thank you for joining us!

Laura and Jessica

Birds of the World team