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Have You Read Our October eNews?

Monday, October 16, 2017

How light affects nocturnal migrants; new insights on interactions at bird feeders; results from a predator guard study; 7 ways your messy garden helps bird; and more.
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Take the October eBird Challenge

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Submit 15 or more complete checklists this month with at least one rated photo or sound, and you could win a pair of Zeiss Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars.
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October Bird Academy/eBird Giveaway

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Every eligible checklist that you submit on eBird gives you a chance to get free access to Ornithology: Comprehensive Bird Biology Course.
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9/11 Tribute Reveals How Lights Affect Migration

Friday, October 13, 2017

Using radar data and observations, researchers found densities of birds were up to 150 times higher when the Tribute of Light in New York City was illuminated.
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Emmy-Award Winning Sonic Sea

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Sonic Sea is about protecting ocean life from noise pollution, featuring scientists including Dr. Christopher Clark from the Cornell Lab's Bioacoustics Research Program.
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Unlock the Secrets to Raptor Identification

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Get to know the markings and behaviors of the 34 common hawks and raptors found in North America. This online, six-part course is taken at your own pace.
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Who's the Toughest Bird?

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Project FeederWatch participants recorded more than 7,000 interactions at feeders to help Cornell Lab scientists study dominance at feeders.
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Your Messy Garden Helps Wildlife

Monday, October 09, 2017

Seven ways you can help wildlife by postponing your garden cleanup until next spring; take the Habitat Network pledge to be a Lazy Gardener.
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Predator Guards Improve Nesting Success

Sunday, October 08, 2017

Using data from thousands of nest records by participants in NestWatch, a new study shows that predator guards increase nesting success.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Saturday, October 07, 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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