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Have You Read Our January eNews?

Monday, January 16, 2017

A Burrowing Owl thank you video; hummingbirds on Bird Cams take their first flight; feederwatching reveals new insights; and more.
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Take the January eBird Challenge

Sunday, January 15, 2017

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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FeederWatching Reveals New Insights

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Participants in 30 years of Project Feederwatch have given scientists data that reveal dynamic changes for cardinals, hawks, hummingbirds, and more.
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Vote for Living Bird!

Friday, January 13, 2017

The Winter 2016 Living Bird cover is in the running for the best "travel and adventure" cover contest from the American Society of Magazine Editors. Vote today by adding your "like"!
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2017 Checklist-a-day Challenge

Thursday, January 12, 2017

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

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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?

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Two new books take on the subject of bird intelligence. Read our reveiws.
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Join FeederWatch and Save $15

Monday, January 09, 2017

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

Sunday, January 08, 2017

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

Saturday, January 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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