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Have You Read Our September eNews?

Monday, September 14, 2015

Featuring an important deadline for sage-grouse in the West; get your latest migration forecast; watch our latest Bird Cam; sponsor a bird on our mural project; and more.
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Take the September eBird Challenge

Sunday, September 13, 2015

It's fall migration! Enter at least 30 eBird checklists that include a "flyover" status this month and you could win a pair of Zeiss Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars.
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September's Big Decision on Sage-Grouse

Saturday, September 12, 2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must decide this month whether to put the Greater Sage-Grouse on the Endangered Species List. Would listing the bird be good or bad?
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Sponsor a Bird in Our Mural Auction

Friday, September 11, 2015

Here's your chance to be part of our historic mural project, From So Simple a Beginning, by artist Jane Kim.
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Join Project FeederWatch

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Enjoy counting birds this winter and help scientists understand more about bird populations across North America.
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California Condor Bird Cam

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Our newest nest camera features a pair of California Condors raising their chick.
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October Online Courses

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Now's your chance to learn more about birds: join Understanding Bird Behavior, an hour live webinar, and Courtship & Rivalry in Birds, a self-paced 5-week course.
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Our New Look Online

Monday, September 07, 2015

Check out the new version of our All About Birds website, designed to make content from all of our Cornell Lab projects more accessible on all devices.
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Investigating Evidence

Sunday, September 06, 2015

BirdSleuth's Investigating Evidence curriculum is available as a free download. Inspire investigations through outdoor observations and citizen science.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Saturday, September 05, 2015

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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