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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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Slow Down and Enjoy These High-Speed Birds and Beetles in Action [video]

By on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 - 19 Comments

By Shailee Shah A chameleon’s tongue, a bee’s flight, a cheetah’s chase, a kingfisher’s dive, a manakin’s “singing” wings—many animals go about their lives doing things in the blink of an eye. There is a whole secret world of the … Continue reading

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What’s It Like to Find 264 Species in One Big Day? [video]

By on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 - 11 Comments

Big Days are intense: Last year, our Team Sapsucker spent all 24 hours of April 27 scouring central and eastern Texas for birds. They had three dozen species on their list before dawn broke, and hit triple digits shortly before … Continue reading

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Weighing the Fate of the Gunnison Sage-Grouse

By on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 - 105 Comments

UPDATE 2: Owing to public interest, the Fish and Wildlife Service has extended the public comment period. If you have not already commented, you can submit comments here until April 2, 2013. UPDATE: We received many requests from readers for … 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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