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Have You Read Our April eNews?

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Know which day to go out birding; challenges for the Migratory Bird Treaty Act; learn your bird songs; an owl cam; and more.
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BirdCast's New Migration Forecasts

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Know when migrants are headed your way with BirdCast's live forecasts and migration maps.
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A Storm Gathers for Migrant Birds

Monday, April 02, 2018

Changes to the landmark Migratory Bird Treaty Act threatens to strip away 100 years of wisdom and environmental protection. What's at stake?
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Take the April eBird Challenge

Sunday, April 01, 2018

Submit 15 or more eligible checklists in April with eBird Mobile "tracks" shorter than 5 miles (8 km), and you could win a pair of Zeiss Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars.
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April Bird Academy/eBird Giveaway

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Every eligible eBird checklist that you submit this month gives you a chance to win free access to our Be a Better Birder: Warbler Identification Series.
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Free Access: Birds of North America

Friday, March 30, 2018

To celebrate the newly revised American Three-toed Woodpecker account, Birds of North America is offering free access through April 30.
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Barred Owls at Bird Cams

Thursday, March 29, 2018

The Barred Owls on Bird Cams are back this year with three eggs, sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited.
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All-New Version of Our Online Bird Guide

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

We're redesigning our All About Birds species guide, and you're invited to take a sneak peek during our beta testing phase.
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Bird Academy's new game unlocks creativity and lets you unleash your wild rhythms.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Monday, March 26, 2018

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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