The World Went Birding on May 9, 2015!
The first Global Big Day is a resounding success! Participants from
more than 100 countries tallied more than half the world's bird species
on May 9. See the
results. In host country Panama, Team Sapsucker tallied 320
See their complete list. At the World Series of Birding in New
Jersey, the three student Redheads teams excelled. The statewide
birding team captured the championship with 208 species; the Cape May
County team took second in their division with 148 species, and the Big
Stay team won its category with 71 species tallied.
All funds raised go to Cornell Lab conservation and education programs as well undergraduate research. Thanks to all who have donated so far! There's still time to help us meet our goal of $500,000. Please consider donating--thank you for anything you can do!
World bird map and top banner artwork by Team Redhead member Luke Seitz, a Bartels Science Illustration Intern at the Cornell Lab.
Click on the map to get a larger view and learn the names of the birds.
Download the map as wallpaper for your computer.