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Find answers to eight migration mysteries; learn how to tell the difference between a crow and a Raven; read about the Laysan Albatross comeback and their uncertain future; and more.
Look for visible signs of migration at your favorite birding sites by conducting stationary one hour counts. Submit your observations and you could win binoculars.
The report commemorates Martha, the world's last Passenger Pigeon, whose tragic passing 100 years ago spurred the creation of the world's greatest conservation movement.
Take our popular online course that dives into intriguing aspects of bird behavior. Develop skills you can use to enhance your enjoyment of birds, any time, anywhere!
As more birders report their sightings, eBird and Birdcast are able to understand some of the mysteries of bird migration and develop weekly, region-specific predictions of bird movements in North America.
Laysan Albatross have made an incredible comeback in the last century, but rising sea levels from climate change threatens their long-term well being.
Berries and native fruits help birds get through the cold seasons. Our Citizen Science blog has a list of the top five native berries, and recommendations for planting, specific to your area.
Scientists recently updated the master list of the world's bird species and families. Neotropical Birds editor Tom Schulenberg walks you through the main changes.
Spending 15 minutes a week watching birds can help children build interest in the outdoors and an ability to think scientifically. We've got five ideas for how to get them started.
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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Share photos, questions, and comments with a community of people passionate about birds
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