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Have You Read Our March eNews?

Monday, March 20, 2017

How birds survive at high altitudes; an endangered chick hatches on Bird Cams; the Endangered Species Act works for birds; the GBBC roundup; and more.
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Endangered Species Act Works for Birds

Sunday, March 19, 2017

70% of birds listed on the Endangered Species Act are increasing, stable, or delisted due to recovery
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Take the March eBird Challenge

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Submit at least one checklist with one or more photo or recording, and you could win a pair of Zeiss Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars.
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Endangered Bermuda Petrels on Bird Cams

Friday, March 17, 2017

Bird Cams celebrates a new chick on the Bermuda Cahows live nest cam.
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Biggest Ever Great Backyard Bird Count

Thursday, March 16, 2017

60% of the world's birds were counted by over 210,000 participants in 120 countries.
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Be a Better Birder: Warbler Identification

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A new course will teach you to ID all 50 species of warblers in North America north of Mexico.
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Help Us Find the Best Media in Macaulay

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Explore media in the Macaulay Library collection, and rate items to help us curate the best images and sounds for each species.
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Find Birds From Your Subaru Dashboard

Monday, March 13, 2017

The 2017 Subaru Impreza can guide you to the next bird you want to see with a new app powered by eBird.
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Birds at High Altitudes

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Learn how birds cope at high elevation, low oxygen environments in the Himalaya.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Saturday, March 11, 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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  • As some of you may know, Ezra has not been seen on the Cornell Hawks cam or on the Cornell campus for the past several days, and worries have been mounting. We are extremely sad to have to share the news with you that we learned this evening that Ezra has died. On Saturday, March... View Article
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  • Introducing community rating for photos and sounds! 10 March 2017 Spangle-cheeked Tanager by Dan Murphy/Macaulay Library. With more than 2.5 million images already in the Macaulay Library/eBird media collection, and thousands more added every day, it’s important to be able to find what you’re looking for. To that end, we’ve recently enabled the capability for... View Article

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