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State Of North America's Birds 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016

More than one-third of birds on the North American continent are in need of urgent conservation action.
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Biggest Birding Day Ever

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Global Big Day 2016 was birding’s biggest day ever: almost 16,000 birders from 145 countries reported 6263 species.
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Learn Bird Songs By Listening Deeply

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Don Kroodsma shares his expertise on learning how to recognize birds by ear.
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Have You Read Our May eNews?

Monday, May 23, 2016

Get ready for Global Big Day; read about feathered dinosaurs; get the most out of your garden; great new books from the Cornell Lab; and more.
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Get the Most Out of Your Garden

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Find out what plants are best to include around your home, which nurseries around you stock native plants, how to attract wildlife, and more.
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New Media Search Tool

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Our new tool gives you instant access to all the images, sounds, and video uploaded via eBird and archived in our Macaulay Library.
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New Books From the Cornell Lab

Friday, May 20, 2016

On Bird Hill, a new children's book by Jane Yolen (author of the bestseller Owl Moon), is just one of the new titles out now from the Cornell Lab Publishing Group.
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New Course: Inquiry for Educators

Thursday, May 19, 2016

A new self-paced course from Bird Academy and Birdsleuth that explores the process of scientific investigation through outdoor observations and citizen science.
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Is there a Nest Near You?

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Nestwatch can help you figure out if you have feathered neighbors nearby. Join them to collect valuable data on the successes and failures of nesting birds.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Our Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events webpage can help plan your next birding trip. Look through listings by calendar or on a map, and start planning your road trip right from the page.
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  • Regional Migration Forecast: 27 May – 3 June 2016 27 May, 2016 Yellow-billed Cuckoo. JamEs ParRis/Macaulay Library. 25 May 2016. eBird S29911144 Yellow-billed Cuckoo. JamEs ParRis/Macaulay Library. 25 May 2016. eBird S29911144 Continental Summary As the peak of migration in most areas recedes with another spring season passing, portions of the West experience light to... View Article
  • Regional Migration Forecast: 20-27 May 2016 20 May, 2016 Common Nighthawk. Carl Winstead/Macauly Library. 19 May 2016. eBird S29791783 Common Nighthawk. Carl Winstead/Macauly Library. 19 May 2016. eBird S29791783 Continental Summary A period of generally favorable migration conditions featuring light to moderate flights of Common Nighthawk, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Willow Flycatcher, Common Yellowthroat, Grasshopper Sparrow, and... View Article
  • Pete Marra is the director of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center and heads the steering committee for the 2016 North American Ornithological Conference, happening in Washington, DC, August 16–20, 2016. More than 2,000 ornithologists are expected to convene for talks and poster sessions as well as a 5K run, a poetry slam, and more. Attendance is not... View Article
  • Blue-eyed Ground-Dove rediscovered in Brazil 25 May 2016 Columbina cyanopis_Rafael Bessa2 São Paulo, May 23rd 2016 – A group of researchers, supported by Observatório de Aves – Instituto Butantan (Butantan Bird Observatory) and Sociedade para a Conservação das Aves do Brasi (SAVE Brasil), this weekend announced the rediscovery of one of the rarest bird species... View Article

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