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Take the May eBird Challenge

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Submit at least submit 5 or more complete checklists on Global Big Day, May 14th, and you could win a pair of Zeiss Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars.
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Have You Read Our April eNews?

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Watch a condor chick grow up on camera; read about the plight of the Northern Spotted Owl; find a nest near you; meet a "robo-rapor"; and more.
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California Condor Cam

Sunday, April 10, 2016

After losing their egg, a California Condor pair are given a surrogate and are raising the hatched chick as their own. Watch live at Bird Cams.
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Robo-Raptors and Alarm Calls

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Birds sound the alarm when a predator is nearby. Scientists built an on-demand raptor to study how the alarm call network works.
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Northern Spotted Owl Struggles to Survive

Friday, April 08, 2016

Despite attempts to help the species bounce back, owl populations are still declining.
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Is there a Nest Near You?

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Nestwatch can help you figure out if you have feathered neighbors nearby. Join them to collect valuable data on the successes and failures of nesting birds.
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Duck and Waterfowl Class

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Take our new, self-paced online course and learn how to identify ducks and waterfowl. The class is part of our "Be a Better Birder" series.
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Singing Bird Guides

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

These popular bird guides are back. A built in player allows you to hear and learn the voices of dozens of birds.
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Wall of Birds Interactive

Monday, April 04, 2016

View the Cornell Lab’s new mural online in its entirety or zoom in on any of the 270 species to appreciate each brushstroke, and learn more about each bird.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Sunday, April 03, 2016

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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  • Interaction project end-of-season summary May 2, 2016 Thank you to Eliot Miller for this end-of-season summary about a new project investigating bird interactions at your feeders. And thank you to all FeederWatchers who sent in data! Read on to see how Eliot has put them to amazing use. —————- This FeederWatch season, we ran a... View Article

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