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Have You Read Our July eNews?

Monday, July 17, 2017

Evidence for a new bird-of-paradise species; the science and beauty of colorful bird eggs; and a young albatross takes its first flight; and more.
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Home Tweet Home Photo Contest

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Enter photos through July 31. You could win great prizes including Zeiss binoculars. Categories include: Eggs & Nests, Cutest Baby, Feeding Time, and Eye Witness.
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Take the July eBird Challenge

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Submit submit 15 or more complete and shared checklists, and you could win a pair of Zeiss Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars.
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July Bird Academy/eBird Giveaway

Friday, July 14, 2017

Every eligible checklist that you submit on eBird in July gives you a chance to get free access to Be a Better Birder: How to Identify Bird Songs.
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Kalama the Albatross' First Flight

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Kalama fledges after six month of growing up in front of the Bird Cams' camera on Kauai.
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The Beauty and Biology of Eggs

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Why are some eggs plain and others elaborately colored and textured? How and why do they look the way they do?
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Summer Bird Feeding Safety

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Get advice on how to beat heat-related dangers for birds at your feeders.
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Evidence for New Bird-of-Paradise Species

Monday, July 10, 2017

Different courtship displays and vocalizations argue that the Superb Bird-of-Paradise may be two species.
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Educational Book Guides

Sunday, July 09, 2017

BirdSleuth has released a variety of guides to accompany popular children’s books. Discover fun hands-on activities to try.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Saturday, July 08, 2017

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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