Upon completing this process, subscribers will be rewarded with FREE access to the deep, scholarly content of Birds of North America
—soon to become a key component in Birds of the World. So, the sooner you complete these steps, the better!
We hope that the information presented here is clear and we look forward
to sharing more details about the transition and sneak previews of the
new Birds of the World platform as it develops.
If you have any questions about the steps outlined above, feel free to contact Laura Kammermeier (firstname.lastname@example.org
) at the Cornell Lab. She stands by ready to help you understand and navigate the transition.
For those subscribers using the My Birding functionalities on HBW Alive,
we will be in touch shortly with additional steps for shifting your My
Birding data over to eBird, if you choose to have us do that for you, as
well as specially tailored guidance for navigating the eBird system.
The HBW Alive and eBird teams are working closely to ensure a smooth
transition for this facet of the project as well.
All of us at Lynx Edicions have greatly enjoyed serving you this online Handbook of Birds of the World
and we thank you for your support of the HBW Alive project. We are very
happy that HBW will stay “alive” thanks to the skills and resources of
the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. We will do our best to see that your
account is transferred in an efficient and seamless manner to its new
That’s all for now. Please follow the above steps as soon as possible
so we can start the process of transitioning your account.