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Have You Read Our October eNews?

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Learn ornithology with a new textbook and course from the Lab; find out about the plight of the Gray Parrot; new research on saving the Florida Scrub-Jay; and more.
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Win a Trip to Trinidad & Tobago

Monday, October 17, 2016

eBird is giving away a Caribbean birding trip; the winner will be chosen from all eligible eBird checklists submitted until Oct. 31.
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At Home Ornithology Course

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Ornithology, the Cornell Lab's updated college-level class, aims to deepen your understanding of birds.
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Take the October eBird Challenge

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Submit 15 or more complete checklists using eBird Mobile, and you could win a pair of Zeiss Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars.
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The Year in Review

Saturday, October 15, 2016

The Cornell Lab's fiscal 2016 was a year of celebrating new beginnings, as we embark on our next 100 years as a scientific institute for birds and biodiversity.
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Bring Birds to the Classroom

Friday, October 14, 2016

Discover the joys of teaching through birds year round with BirdSleuth’s free Feathered Friends download.
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Have You Seen the New BNA?

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The Birds of North America reference website recently launched a major redesign upgrade.
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Habitat Network

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

YardMap has partnered with The Nature Conservancy to launch the Habitat Network. Create a habitat map and use the planning tool to set goals for your site.
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Join Project FeederWatch

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

In November, Project FeederWatch begins its 30th year harnessing the power of backyard bird watchers to track trends among winter birds.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Monday, October 10, 2016

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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  • BirdSpotter is our way of rewarding all of you who help Project FeederWatch learn about birds in your backyard. Sign up for Project FeederWatch and help us reach this year’s goal of 25k active FeederWatch participants! Visit: Wild Birds Unlimited – Feed the Birds HOW THE PHOTO CONTEST WORKS 1Every other Monday will have a... View Article
  • Habitat Network Focal City: Washington D.C. Megan Whatton October 3, 2016 Mapping Other Wildlife Water city 00{count}0 Urban populations around the globe are growing rapidly. In the United States, more than 80 percent of Americans now live in cities, and this percentage is projected to rise over the coming decade. Unfortunately, as urban populations increase,... View Article
  • Amanda Rodewald, Garvin Professor of Ornithology and Director of Conservation Science at the Cornell Lab discusses how shade-coffee and other agroforestry practices can support bird conservation, healthy ecosystems, and human communities in Latin America. She explains that when coffee is grown under trees, a greater variety of products end up being produced (e.g., coffee, fruits,... View Article
  • 11 October 2016 Please join us in congratulating Sheryl Johnson of Haverford, Pennsylvania, winner of the September 2016 eBird Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics. Our September winner was drawn from eBirders who submitted at least 15 eligible eBird checklists in September that contained Flyover codes. Sheryl’s name was drawn randomly from the 287... View Article

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