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Global Big Day Wrap-Up

Monday, May 15, 2017

More than 6,000 species recorded worldwide; Team Sapsucker finds 327 species in the Yucatán.
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Have You Read Our May eNews?

Sunday, May 14, 2017

The great Osprey comeback; Global Big Day; keep windows safe for birds; smart checklists from Merlin; and more
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Funky Nests in Funky Places 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Find a nest this spring, and enter your picture, video, poem, or artwork of it into the Funky Nests in Funky Places contest from our Celebrate Urban Birds project. Enter by June 30.
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Grants for School Gardens

Friday, May 12, 2017

In May, when you buy Alaska Fertilizer at any Lowe's, part of the proceeds will support our BirdSleuth project's school garden grants.
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The Great Osprey Comeback

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Osprey numbers plummeted in the 1960s due to DDT, but they are coming back.
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Keeping Birds Safe at Windows

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Christine Sheppard gave a Monday Night Seminar on how to make your windows much safer for birds.
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Smart Checklists from Merlin

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Our Merlin Bird ID app just added another much-requested feature: custom lists of likely birds for any location and date, powered by eBird sightings.
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Bring Pollinators to Your Yard

Monday, May 08, 2017

Learn how creating a pollinator habitat in your backyard can help these essential animals and add beautiful landscaping to your yard.
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All About Birdhouses

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Our NestWatch project helps figure out what box to put up for different birds, and offers ways to keep your birdhouse safe, dry, and healthy.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Friday, May 05, 2017

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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