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2018 News Releases

2018 Is the Year of the Bird, January 5, 2018
Year-long campaign focuses on celebrating and protecting birds

2017 News Releases

Birdy Holiday Gifts That Inform & Inspire, November 20, 2017
Share the joy of birds and nature with gifts from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology 

BirdSpotter Photo Contest: Give Us Your Best Shot! November 6, 2017 
Vote for your favorites in various themes

FeederWatch Asks: Whose Feathers Get Ruffled? October 31, 2017
Annual winter survey collects data about feeder birds 

Arthur Singer: The Wildlife Art of an American Master, October 26, 2017
Those who love birds and art are in for a rare treat 

Study Measures Light's Dramatic Impact on Bird Migration, October 3, 2017
Artificial light at night disorients migrating birds 

Dino-Killing Asteroid's Impact on Bird Evolution, September 21, 2017
Study examines mass extinction effect on the rise of modern birds 

School Garden Grants are Back! September 12, 2017

Now accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year

An Exceptional Autumn Sendoff: Migration Celebration, September 7, 2017
Free annual event takes place September 16

Report: Farm Bill Works for Landowners & Birds, August 3, 2017
State of the Birds 2017 identifies benefits for agriculture, forestry, and conservation

Study: Greatest Threat to Eastern Forest Birds Is
Habitat Loss on Wintering Grounds
, July 24, 2017
Findings may help set conservation priorities 

ZEISS Co-Sponsors Young Birders Event, July 5, 2017
Annual gathering held at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Dance Moves Support Evidence for New Bird-of-Paradise Species, June 29, 2017
Cornell researchers capture first images of distinct courtship display   

Study Finds Thrushes Make Remarkable Non-Stop Flights From South America, June 15, 2017
Single stopover site crucial in race to reach breeding grounds

Scientists Oppose Plans to Permit Seismic Ocean Surveys & Drilling, June 5, 2017
Joint statement from Cornell Lab Bioacoustics Research Program and partners

Watch a California Condor Chick Grow Up--LIVE, May 31, 2017
Cornell Lab Bird Cams site provides a unique view of endangered species 

New Grants Awarded to Protect Lands and Birds, May 30, 2017
Funding land trust conservation plans helps everyone 

LOWA Boots Support for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, May 26, 2017
Company outfits Lab birding team for Global Big Day 

Introducing the All About Birds Pocket Guide Series, May 10, 2017
Get to know the birds in your yard with handy fold-outs from the Cornell Lab 

Find Funky Nests in Funky Places! May 4, 2017

Popular contest returns with great prizes

Calling All Birders: Global Big Day is May 13, May 2, 2017
How many of the world’s bird species can be found? 

Help Build School Gardens While Feeding Your Own, April 26, 2017
Special May promotion funds school grant program

Help Elmira, N.Y., Students Revive Their School Garden, April 13, 2017
Community helpers welcome for two “work days”

ZEISS Continues Sponsorship of Cornell Lab of Ornithology Programs, March 28, 2017 
Optics maker will be the lead sponsor for annual Young Birders Event 

Witness Nature's Wonders with NestWatch, March 22, 2017
Join the flock of bird lovers who report what they see at bird nests

American Bird Conservancy and Cornell Lab of Ornithology Join Forces, March 13, 2017
Partnership Aims to Turn the Tide for Migratory Birds

Watch an Endangered Seabird Hatch Live
, March 2, 2017
New hope for a species once thought to be extinct

New Grants to Protect Land and Birds, February 7, 2017
Cornell program offers support for land trusts

Join the 20th Great Backyard Bird Count, February 2, 2017
Bird watchers around the world take part, February 17-20 

Get Fired Up for Spring Bird Migration with Cornell Ornithology Course, January 27, 2017
Course takes place March 29 through May 21. 


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