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Student World Series Team Wins Cape May County With 166 Species

By on Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 - No Comments
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By Pat Leonard Imagine standing in a marsh at night with the rain pouring down and wind blowing through the tall grass, masking all other sounds. Imagine standing there for 20 minutes and not hearing a single bird. That’s the … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Students of Team Redhead Prepare for World Series of Birding

By on Friday, May 10th, 2013 - No Comments

Team Redhead is doing its homework. These five Cornell students, all top-notch birders, are into their second full day of scouting ahead of this Saturday’s 30th annual World Series of Birding in New Jersey. As always, the goal is to … Continue reading

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World Series results: Epic day of migration finds Cornell Lab teams at front of pack

By on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 - 2 Comments

With hordes of migrant songbirds fluttering in the bushes of southern New Jersey on Saturday, two Cornell teams posted strong finishes in the 29th annual World Series of Birding. The student Redheads team scored 168 species with their new lineup, … Continue reading

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Scouting Day 2: How to Scout for Warblers in New Jersey

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Here in New Jersey, the Anti-Petrels spent the morning refining our route for the dawn hours of the World Series of Birding on Saturday. The students of Team Redhead scouted saltmarshes, then headed inland to Belleplain State Forest’s warblers, tanagers, … Continue reading

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Scouting Day 1: Warblers, Sandpipers, Herons, and Rain

By on Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 - 1 Comment

Lots of bird watchers are obsessive about their hobby, but we still usually regard it as an optional pursuit: when it rains, we’re allowed to stay indoors. But with the World Series of Birding just three days away, our teams—the … Continue reading

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