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A Birder’s Guide to Everything: Our Movie Review

By on Friday, March 14th, 2014 - 4 Comments

By Hugh Powell At the center of A Birder’s Guide to Everything is a woman named Dorothy Portnoy. We see her only in flashback, in blurry glimpses interspersed with brilliant songbirds: a Cedar Waxwing; a Canada Warbler. She’s David Portnoy’s … Continue reading

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Merlin Bird ID App: Frequently Asked Questions

By on Thursday, January 9th, 2014 - 12 Comments

As soon as we launched our free Merlin Bird ID app, people began asking questions such as what devices it works on, how to find it in the App Store, and how to get it running on their device. Below … Continue reading

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Get Free ID Help With Our New Merlin Bird ID App

By on Thursday, January 9th, 2014 - 3 Comments

UPDATED March 19, 2014 An update for the free Merlin Bird ID app is available in the App Store featuring the following improvements: 65 species added, including photos, calls, and ID text many spring migrants such as warblers and waterfowl … Continue reading

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Review: New Warbler Guide Practically Sings With Information, Innovation

By on Thursday, September 5th, 2013 - 11 Comments

With so many excellent field guides available these days, a market is starting to open up for a new generation of specialty books. The Sibley Guide is still a great book to have along in the field, but even it … Continue reading

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Learn About Birds From Anywhere: New Online Webinar and Course Offerings

By on Friday, May 17th, 2013 - 2 Comments

New online-learning offerings are the latest additions to the Cornell Lab’s collection of educational materials. The options now range from live, one-hour webinars with an expert ornithologist all the way to an in-depth, college-level correspondence course with a 1,200-page textbook. … Continue reading

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