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Ten Secrets to Never Having a Slow Day in the Field [Video]

By on Thursday, February 6th, 2014 - 5 Comments

For every bonanza day you have when birds seem to be dripping out of the trees, there seem to be plenty when the woods and fields are just… quiet. But there’s still lots to see and appreciate, according to Michael … Continue reading

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New York Wild Film Festival Features Birds-of-Paradise Project

By on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 - 2 Comments

On Saturday, January 25, the New York Wild Film Festival will screen “Paradise Found”—a 12-minute short film drawn from footage recorded during the Birds-of-Paradise Project. The festival has named Paradise Found its Best Exploration Film. The screening anchors the festival’s Saturday … Continue reading

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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 - 23 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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