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Monthly Archives: April 2010

Bad Place, Bad Timing for an Oil Spill

By on Friday, April 30th, 2010 - 16 Comments

SEE RECENT POSTS: Slideshow: Life as usual—and oil spill’s effects—evident in Louisiana, Ways to help: eBird adds ability to record oiled birds, Oil Update: Leak still not capped; larger spill estimates, Looking Back on Wildlife Cleanup in a 1990 Oil … Continue reading

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Rota: Small-Town Birding in Paradise

By on Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 - 4 Comments

If you can make it to the Cornell Lab at noon on Friday, stop in for a brown-bag lunch seminar and hear Kevin McGowan recount his visit to Rota. He was there to help in a study of the endangered … Continue reading

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Warbler Greatest Hits Now Available!

By on Monday, April 26th, 2010 - No Comments

Spring is in full swing and warblers are returning all over the country—here in the Northeast the hollows ring with Louisiana Waterthrushes and Pine Warblers trill through the hills. It’s now or never to brush up on your warbler songs, … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day! And Cheers to Photo Contest Winners

By on Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 - No Comments

Happy Earth Day 2010! There’s plenty happening today that will remind you of what a wonderful planet we live on, and one of those is the announcement of the winners—chosen by you—in the first-ever We Love Birds photo contest. This … Continue reading

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Help All About Birds Win a Webby Award!

By on Monday, April 19th, 2010 - 1 Comment

We’re nominated for a Webby, and your vote can help us win! Register and vote here—or read on for more details about how and why. Webbys are prestigious awards that single out great websites—ones that combine appealing web design, smooth … Continue reading

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