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Birds of the Mono Lake Basin [video]

By on Monday, December 1st, 2014 - No Comments

Join photographer Marie Read on a journey exploring the birdlife of Mono Lake and its surrounding basin in California’s Eastern Sierra. Mono Lake is a spectacular birding hotspot, famous for bizarre tufa towers and highly saline and alkaline water. Enjoy Read’s … Continue reading

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Five Fresh Ideas for Finding Birds This Fall

By on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 - 14 Comments

Sure, the shiny bells and whistles of the bird world—those bright and cheery warblers—have mostly winged their way south to wintering grounds by now. But it’s still fall, and migration’s not over yet! There are still plenty of birds to … Continue reading

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Science and Nature in the Galapagos Islands [video]

By on Thursday, October 30th, 2014 - No Comments

Join Irby Lovette, director of the Fuller Evolutionary Biology Program, Cornell Lab Ornithology, and Fausto Rodriguez, Galapagos Park Naturalist and founder of Galapagos Best, and enjoy their stories of some the wonders they have witnessed on their trips through the … Continue reading

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Hawaii’s Birds: Past, Present and Future [video]

By on Friday, October 10th, 2014 - No Comments

Join Jack Jeffrey, photographer and wildlife biologist, in an entertaining and informative program about Hawaii’s wonderful forest birds, the problems they face, and the extensive efforts being made to protect these amazing forest creatures from further decline and extinction. The … Continue reading

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What Caused the Passenger Pigeon’s Collapse, and What Have We Learned? [video]

By on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 - 3 Comments

To this day the Passenger Pigeon story represents the most famous human-caused extinction in history. In this fascinating seminar, Cornell Lab director John Fitzpatrick reviews the remarkable biology and tragic disappearance of this species. Using vivid historical accounts from eyewitnesses … Continue reading

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