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New Young Birders Network Centralizes Resources for High-School Birders

By on Monday, December 17th, 2012 - No Comments

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Black Swamp Bird Observatory are excited to introduce the Young Birders Network. This new website offers a wealth of resources geared toward birders of high-school age. This site enables young birders to connect with … Continue reading

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With Digitization Complete, Hear 7 of the Coolest Natural Sounds in Our Archive

By on Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 - 22 Comments

To a computer, it’s just a complex combination of ones and zeros. Decoded for our ears, it becomes wondrous sound—a symphony, or the song of a lark. Thanks to digital technology, recordings of bird, insect, mammal, fish, and amphibian voices … Continue reading

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What we do: 8 TED-style talks about birds and saving the world

By on Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 - 1 Comment

At an event in Washington, DC, this weekend, Cornell Lab directors presented a set of short, crisp, exciting talks about the work that we do. They’re a great introduction to the kinds of exciting research, conservation, and outreach that consume … Continue reading

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9/11 Tribute in Light Illuminates Thousands of Migrating Songbirds

By on Thursday, September 13th, 2012 - 12 Comments

On the eleventh anniversary of 9/11, twin spotlights once again shot into the night sky above Manhattan to offer a tribute to the men and women we lost during the 2001 attacks. It was a clear and cool night, almost … Continue reading

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eBird passes the 100 million mark!

By on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 - No Comments

For a few weeks now we’ve been looking forward to a major milestone in our eBird project: the addition of our 100 millionth bird observation. It couldn’t have arrived in better style: Liron Gertsman, a keen young birder from Vancouver, … Continue reading

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