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2016 News Releases

Lyric Wild Bird Food Sponsors the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, December 22, 2016
Partnership will promote feeding wild birds

Merlin Bird Photo ID Mobile App Launches, December 14, 2016
Computer vision app can identify North American bird species from photographs

Apply Now for Mini-Grants to Support Community Events, November 17, 2016
Activities connect birds, nature, and the arts   

Give Bird Watchers the Gift of Knowledge, November 15, 2016
Cornell Lab of Ornithology educational resources last a lifetime

BirdSpotter Contest Spotlights Birds and People Who Watch Them, November 3, 2016
Project FeederWatch contest open to everyone 

Celebrate Your Birds and 30 Years of Project FeederWatch, October 27, 2016
Long-running citizen-science project captures vital data

Study: Last Reservoirs of Genetic Diversity Crucial to Survival of Florida Scrub-Jay, October 13, 2016
Small, isolated jay populations contribute to overall genetic health

Citizen Scientists Along West Coast to Count Brown Pelicans this Saturday, October 13, 2016
eBird surveys will aid in conservation of species

Create Wildlife-Friendly Spaces With Habitat Network, October 3, 2016
Free citizen-science tool can be used anywhere

Free First Lesson in New Cornell Lab Bird Biology Course, September 27, 2016
Completely revised text now available

See the World’s Best Natural History Collections on Google’s New Arts & Culture Institute, Sept. 13, 2016
Cornell Lab of Ornithology interactive is part of the show 

Take In a Fall Favorite: Migration Celebration, September 8, 2016
Free event takes place at the Cornell Lab on September 17

Middle Schoolers Flock Together to Build a Better Future for Birds, September 6, 2016
NestWatch workshop promotes interest in birds and nature 

Forest Elephants Need a Century to Recover from Poaching, August 30, 2016
Study finds extremely slow reproduction rate unable to keep pace with deaths

Familiar "Butterbutt" Songbird Could Be at Least Three Different Species, August 24, 2016
Genetic work identifies where DNA diverged 

Genomes of Golden-Winged and Blue-Winged Warblers Look to be 99.97% Alike, August 18, 2016
New research findings could have implications for conservation of one of America’s fastest declining songbirds 

What's Your Bird Personality? Take the Quiz! July 27, 2016 

New Initiative Aims to Protect Birds on Private Lands, july 6, 2016
The Land Trust Alliance and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology join forces

New Report: The State of North America's Birds 2016, May 19, 2016
One-third of North American bird species need urgent conservation action.

Fun New Books About Birds for All Ages, May 12, 2016
Quality titles released by the Cornell Lab Publishing Group 

Right Whales Threatened by Planned Seismic Surveys Say Scientists, April 14, 2016
Letter to Obama Administration urges a reversal on permits for seismic surveys 

Volunteers Needed for Brown Pelican Survey, April 7, 2016
Two-hour blitz will gather much-needed West Coast population data

Watch a Wild California Condor Chick Hatch—Live! April 4, 2016
Streaming video carried on Cornell Lab Bird Cams website

Celestron Sponsors the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, March 28, 2016
Outreach to children is a key component of the sponsorship

Study Clarifies Malaria "Family Tree," March 23, 2016
Blood sample analyses show which mammals were infected first

Join the NestWatch Flock this Spring, March 17, 2016
Observations benefit birds, science, and participants 

Cornell Spring Field Ornithology Course Goes Online, January 27, 2016
Lectures on birding and Northeast species available to everyone

Citizen Science Reveals Annual Bird Migrations Across Continents, January 20, 2016
Data-driven animation shows routes for 118 species

Look for El Niño Surprises During the Great Backyard Bird Count, January 19, 2016
GBBC returns February 12-15, 2016 


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