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Birding 101 Fold-out Guide
All About Birds Fold-Out Guides

Learn how to attract birds to your yard with tips on gardening, feeders and food, and better birdhouses with new fold-out guides from the Cornell Lab Publishing Group and Waterford Press. Keep a regional guide at your window to help with quick ID, check out the basic birding guide (Birding 101), and find out how to identify nests and eggs. Plus, an entire guide devoted to hummingbirds! A portion of the proceeds help support Cornell Lab programs. See all 15 of the new guides at

Bird Biology CourseOrnithology: Comprehensive Bird Biology Course

In this university-level, self-paced course you’ll learn about bird diversity, behavior, ecology, evolution, physiology, and conservation. Students earn digital badges for passing quizzes and reaching other milestones. The course is based on the all-new third edition of the Handbook of Bird Biology (required, details below) and enhanced by a wealth of online materials including videos, interactive animations, quizzes, and additional reading, all presented through the Lab’s online educational site, Bird Academy. Sample the first lesson and explore exam questions for free. The course is $239 dollars ($199 for Lab members), available from the Lab’s secure eStore.

Handbook, third editionHandbook of Bird Biology

The new third edition of the Handbook of Bird Biology provides expanded and updated information about birds, written by world-renowned ornithologists from Cornell and beyond. It includes more than 800 full-color illustrations. A companion online media library is freely available to everyone whether or not you take the course or purchase the text. The textbook is $135 ($121.50 for Lab members) and is available from the Lab’s secure eStore or from Wild Birds Unlimited at Sapsucker Woods where Lab members also get a 10% discount.

CLO Pub Group BooksFun Books About Birds for All Ages

From the Cornell Lab Publishing Group Titles available include the popular Backyard Birdsong guides by Donald Kroodsma. The guides for Eastern/Central and for Western U.S. come with a built-in player so readers can learn the sounds of the birds they’re interested in. You’ll also find On Bird Hill by award-winning children's book author Jane Yolen; the children’s book Am I Like You?; a journal and activity book for kids called Bird Brainiacs; and two adult coloring books, Birds of Paradise: A Coloring Expedition, and America's Favorite Birds: 40 Beautiful Birds to Color. Thirty-five percent of the net proceeds from every CLPG purchase will support Cornell Lab of Ornithology projects. Books may be purchase through the Cornell Lab Publishing Group with select titles also sold by Wild Birds Unlimited at Sapsucker Woods where Lab members also get a 10% discount.

Waterfowl ID Foldout Guides 

Boost your odds of a positive ID using this series of three pocket guides developed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. The secret lies in the answer to a simple question: Where’s the WHITE? Learn basic techniques for identifying waterfowl based on where you see patches of white and on the overall shape of the bird. Printed by Waterford Press. $7.95 each. Free shipping with purchase of all three from Wild Birds Unlimited at Sapsucker Woods. Lab members get a 10% discount.

Cornell Lab MembershipNew Living Bird Covers

When you become a Cornell Lab member, you give back to the birds by supporting our mission to improve the understanding and protection of birds. Benefits of membership include our award-winning Living Bird magazine and discounts on projects and courses, plus the latest birding news and discoveries in our monthly eNewsletter. Supporter level memberships begin at $44 per year. New members receive the Lab's 2017 bird calendar. Purchase a gift membership by Friday, November 18, for delivery in time for the holidayThe gift recipient will receive a postcard in the mail notifying them of the membership with a personalized note from you. Get Lab membership for a friend or yourself! You can also call 866-989-2473, toll-free (8:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday).

Master Set Bundle

A special pairing of the Cornell Guide to Birds Sounds: Master Set for North America: Master Set and the unparalleled Birds of North America reference. This combo includes a one-year subscription to Birds of North America, the most complete source of  information for the more than 700 species of birds that breed in Canada and the United States. Includes the latest science as well as photos, sounds, and videos of interesting behaviors. The Master Set includes multiple examples of sounds for each of 737 bird species in more than 4,900 tracks. $69.99. Save 20% over separate purchase of these items. Order the Master Set Bundle. Order just the Master Set for $49.99, or get the pre-loaded flash drive for $64.99.

Essential Set Bundle

This package includes a six-month subscription to Birds of North America and the Cornell Guide to Birds Sounds: Essential Set for North America.The Essential Set provides the most common sounds of 729 bird species found in North America with 1,379 tracks. $24.99. Save more than 30% over purchase of these items separately. Get the Essential Set Bundle. Order just the Essential Set for $12.99, or get the pre-loaded flash drive for 24.99.

New BNA screen_250pxThe Birds of North America

Just upgraded and redesigned for mobile device compatibility, this is the most comprehensive life history reference available for all of the United States and Canada’s 750+ species of breeding birds. BNA is continually updated with current scientific information and brought to life with new photos, sounds, and video. This is a gift of knowledge for anyone with an advanced interest in North American bird species. A 30-day subscription is just $5; $42 for a full year. Get The Birds of North America

A self-paced online tutorial. Learn to ID birds by size and shape
Birds of North America Online, ultimate source for bird info, join for $5/month
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