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Learn Bird ID With Tutorials and Quizzes—Try One!

By on Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 - 3 Comments

Want to get better at bird ID? The Cornell Lab gives you lots of options—from our free Building Skills pages and Inside Birding videos, to our live webinars, all the way up to our college-level Home Study Course. And if … Continue reading

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Help Us Track Sick Birds With Project FeederWatch

By on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 - 22 Comments

House Finches may be found at feeders across much of North America, and if you see these little birds, we’d like to know about it. Specifically, our scientists want to know if the birds you see appear healthy or if they have … Continue reading

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Our List of Holiday Gift Ideas Will Help You and Help the Birds

By on Monday, November 25th, 2013 - 4 Comments

From new birdsong collections to smartphone apps, online learning, and a kit for beginning birders, here are 10 holiday gift suggestions for the bird and nature lover in your life. Your purchases “pay it forward” by supporting the Cornell Lab’s … Continue reading

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Where Did All Those Canada Geese in Town Come From?

By on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 - 23 Comments

By Pat Leonard Even if you’re not a bird watcher, chances are you know what Canada Geese look like. Love them or hate them, there sure are a lot of them—in parks, on golf courses, maybe even your backyard. It’s … Continue reading

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Cornell Lab Mourns Courtney Wilson and Celebrates Her Life

By on Sunday, September 15th, 2013 - 12 Comments

By Nancy Trautmann, director of the Cornell Lab’s Education program I first met Courtney Wilson in 2008, when she was an undergraduate helping science teachers learn to apply geospatial software in their teaching, a part of our Crossing Boundaries project. … Continue reading

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