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Have You Read Our July eNews?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Learn about what makes the perfect birdhouse; get summer bird feeding tips; watch Grammy-recognized musicians mimic birdsong; find out about summer webinars in July and August; and more.
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Take the eBird Challenge

Monday, July 14, 2014

Submit at least 50 online checklists to eBird and you could win a pair of binoculars from Zeiss.
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Home Tweet Home Photo Contest

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Snap a photo of the nests around you and send them to NestWatch. Prizes include books, feeders, nest boxes, and more; enter by July 31.
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The YardMap Project

Saturday, July 12, 2014

YardMap is a citizen science project for people of all ages and abilities. Learn about bird habitat and attract more birds. Join now!
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Become Part of NestWatch

Friday, July 11, 2014

Monitor nesting birds, their eggs and young, and record what you see. Your observations provide scientists with valuable information on the successes and failures of nesting birds.
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What Makes a Perfect Birdhouse

Thursday, July 10, 2014

NestWatch has just launched "All About Birdhouses." Learn which species to expect, when they nest, what size birdhouse they need, how to build one, where to put it, and how to keep it safe from predators.
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Tips for Tropical Birding

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

The Cornell Lab's Tom Schulenberg, author of Birds of Peru, tells Princeton University Press about the 35-year making of the book and the joy of Peruvian birding.
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Why Bird Counts Make a Difference

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Cornell Lab researcher Caren Cooper reports to the Public Library of Science how Breeding Bird Atlases in Spain, South Africa, and the U.S. help scientists spot environmental change.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Monday, July 07, 2014

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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Check out the Action at Bird Cams

Sunday, July 06, 2014

Ospreys getting bigger, Snowy Owl fledglings, and more.
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