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Take the January eBird Challenge

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Submit 31 or more complete checklists in January, and you could win a pair of Zeiss Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars.
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2017 Checklist-a-day Challenge

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Submit an eBird checklist everyday, all year, and you could win a pair of Zeiss Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars
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Merlin Can Now ID Bird Photos

Friday, December 09, 2016

Our Merlin Bird ID app just got an upgrade that analyzes photos on your phone and offers bird ID suggestions.
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How Intelligent Are Birds?

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Two new books take on the subject of bird intelligence. Read our reveiws.
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A National Habitat Conservation System

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Many kinds of habitat have some protection in the U.S., and now it's time to create a strategy for making these areas work together.
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Have You Read Our December eNews?

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Great holiday gift ideas; the Merlin Bird ID app can now ID bird photos; a call for a national habitat conservation system; and more.
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Outdoor Cats and Birds

Monday, December 05, 2016

Smithsonian scientist Pete Marra talks about outdoor cats' effects on birds and offers solutions.
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Join FeederWatch and Save $15

Sunday, December 04, 2016

To celebrate Project FeederWatch's 30th anniversary, sponsor Wild Birds Unlimited will give you $15 off a $50 purchase in their store when you join.
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Birdspotter Photo Contest

Saturday, December 03, 2016

When you join Project Feederwatch, sign up for the Birdspotter Photo contest. It runs the whole feederwatch season, until March 2nd. Prizes from Wild Birds Unlimited.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Friday, December 02, 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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  • Consider these facts: According to the U.S. Fish and Wild­life Service, more than 50 million North Americans feed birds. That’s more than 1 million tons of seed, what scientists call supplementary feeding, provided to birds every year. According to the most recent State of North America’s Birds report, one-third of all our continent’s bird species... View Article
  • From the Winter 2017 issue of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now. I gave the phrase “you can’t go home again” a moving and sur­prisingly uplifting test this past October by revisiting a piece of paradise I’d last lived in 31 years ago. In the early 1980s, several colleagues and I compre­hensively surveyed the birds of... View Article

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