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Have You Read Our June eNews?

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Mothers teach their chicks while still in the egg; a trinational effort on State of North America's Birds; a heavyweight visits the FeederWatch cam; and more.
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Take the June eBird Challenge

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Submit at least 20 complete checklists containing at least one breeding code during June, and you could win a pair of Zeiss Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars.
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Mothers Teach Chicks in the Egg

Friday, June 10, 2016

Some mother fairywrens call softly to their eggs, and the chicks begin learning parts of her calls before they hatch.
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State Of North America's Birds 2016

Thursday, June 09, 2016

More than one-third of birds on the North American continent are in need of urgent conservation action.
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Award-Winning Book

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Birds Without Borders can help educators equip youth with the skills, knowledge, and tools to take positive conservation actions.
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Full Scholarships for Youth Workshop

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

A workshop designed for urban youth, and focused on birds, careers, and conservation, will be held here, August 9-10. Ages 12-19 are eligible. Apply by June 30th.
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Biggest Birding Day Ever

Monday, June 06, 2016

Global Big Day 2016 was birding’s biggest day ever: over 16,500 birders from 148 countries reported 6,313 species.
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New Books From the Cornell Lab

Sunday, June 05, 2016

Bird Brainiacs is an activity journal and log book for young birders and naturalists. It's packed with fun activities, bird facts, and more.
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Nature as a Classroom

Saturday, June 04, 2016

This summer, take kids outside with the Explorer’s Guidebook, a fun booklet available as a free download that’s perfect for both families and educators.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Friday, June 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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