Currently, GBBC checklists are up 2 percent, compared to the same time last year. Bird watchers have submitted about 111,000 checklists reporting more than 5,600 species from around the world.
Ranked by number of species, Brazil is outstripping everyone else with 814 species. Colombia follows with 772 species, then India with 763. Mexico has 726, and Ecuador is next with 675 species. Count as of Monday, Feb 19, at noon.