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Have You Read Our November eNews?

Monday, November 16, 2015

Find out how Duck Stamps help conservation; learn how leaf litter is great for your yard and wildlife; join Project Feederwatch as it kicks off another season; and more.
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Join Project FeederWatch

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Enjoy counting birds this winter and help scientists understand more about bird populations across North America.
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Take the November eBird Challenge

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Count the number of birds you see, submit at least 15 complete checklists from the same eBird location, and you could win a pair of Zeiss Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars.
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Birdcast: Bird Migration Forecasts

Friday, November 13, 2015

Our weekly migration forecasts can tell you which birds are on the move in your region, and when conditions will be best to see them.
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New Book Celebrates a Century of Birds

Thursday, November 12, 2015

The Living Bird is a gorgeous new book celebrating the joy of birds and the Lab's efforts to study and conserve them over the past 100 years.
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Celebrate Urban Birds Mini Grants

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Grants help fund creative neighborhood events that integrate the arts, greening, and Celebrate Urban Birds citizen science.
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Ontario FeederWatch Bird Cam

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The Ontario FeederWatch Cam is back. Watch this boreal backyard bird bonanza, live on your screen.
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Upload Photos and Sounds to eBird

Monday, November 09, 2015

A new way to add photos and sounds to your eBird checklist, illustrates your list, and uploads are archived at the Cornell Lab’s Macaulay Library as a valuable data resource.
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The Messenger: Our Review

Sunday, November 08, 2015

The Messsenger won Best Conservation Program at the 2015 Jackson Hole Film Festival, and chronicles the adversities songbirds face around the world.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Saturday, November 07, 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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  • HOW DO BIRDS SURVIVE WINTER? Canada Geese Migrate in the Fall. Photo by Jamie McCaffrey (flickr) Canada Geese Migrate in the Fall. Photo by Jamie McCaffrey (flickr) I know autumn has arrived in New York when I begin to see flocks of Canada Geese fly over head in the V-formation, headed south for the cold... View Article
  • Regional Migration Forecast: 20-27 November 2015 20 November, 2015 Bohemian Waxwing, Chris Wood Bohemian Waxwing, Chris Wood Continental Summary A late period arrival of favorable conditions will see light to moderate movements, primarily waterfowl, in the West, while the first half of the period in the East will see moderate flights scattered across the region.... View Article
  • What are they doing with all those seeds? November 17, 2015 Thank you to Max Witynski, student blogger, for writing this great post about caching behavior in our feeder visitors! ———————- Have you ever wondered why some birds visit your feeder again and again and again throughout the day, taking sunflower seeds “like there’s no... View Article
  • Most field guides and checklists present birds in taxonomic order, which represents our best understanding of the evolutionary relationships between bird families. Generally speaking, the groups at the front of the list are thought to have split off earlier from the common ancestor of all birds, or what is called the “root” of the bird... View Article

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