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Great New Tips for Identifying Warblers—From the Authors of The Warbler Guide [Video]

By on Monday, March 31st, 2014 - 5 Comments

In 2013, the publication of The Warbler Guide by Tom Stephenson and Scott Whittle took a comprehensive and innovative look at warblers. In this archived Monday Night Seminar, the authors relate some of their best tips for learning to recognize warblers … Continue reading

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With Digitization Complete, Hear 7 of the Coolest Natural Sounds in Our Archive

By on Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 - 22 Comments

To a computer, it’s just a complex combination of ones and zeros. Decoded for our ears, it becomes wondrous sound—a symphony, or the song of a lark. Thanks to digital technology, recordings of bird, insect, mammal, fish, and amphibian voices … Continue reading

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A New Generation of “Digital Ornithologists”

By on Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 - 2 Comments

It’s an exciting time to be in field biology—the naturalists of today have more tools at their disposal than ever before. To learn how to use those tools, a group of Cornell students have been spending this summer in the … Continue reading

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A Tour of Australia’s Wet Tropics Endemics: Part Two [With Kookaburras!]

By on Monday, June 4th, 2012 - 1 Comment

This is Part Two of a post about searching for the 12 endemic birds of northeast Queensland’s Wet Tropics World Heritage Reserve, with the help of many of the region’s wonderful guides and lodges. Part One of the story is … Continue reading

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Eleven Out of Twelve: a Tour of Australia’s Wet Tropics Endemics (Part 1)

By on Friday, May 4th, 2012 - 1 Comment

This is Part 1 of an account—for any of you who love tales of unusual birds in unusual places—of a recent trip to Australia’s Wet Tropics region near Cairns, Queensland. In this Part we will discuss:  Macleay’s Honeyeater, Victoria’s Riflebird, Pied … Continue reading

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