Videos, photos and sound recordings


97372 videos
162887 photos
15999 sounds
8132 species with videos (81.44%)
9458 species with photos (94.72%)
5983 species with sounds (59.92%)
96.06% of all the species covered

Updating the taxonomy of the IBC and other improvements

After the publication of Volume 1 of the HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World last year, we realized that the taxonomy used in the IBC was seriously outdated. In its current state, to apply all of the taxonomic changes in the IBC would be a huge amount of work and would mean ... [+]