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The Great Backyard Bird Count

Sunday, February 10, 2019

February 15–18 join together with birders from all over for the world's biggest bird count. Have fun and help birds!
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Have You Read Our February eNews?

Saturday, February 09, 2019

Discover how birds survive frigid winters; highlights from our Bird Cams; a bird that speaks 10 dialects; and more.
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Free Access: Birds of North America

Saturday, February 09, 2019

Birds of North America is offering free access to the Red Crossbill account through February— the updated account includes range maps for all 10 Red Crossbill call types.
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Take the February eBird Challenge

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Submit 20 eligible shared checklists during February, and you could win a pair of ZEISS binoculars.
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Win Free Access to Ornithology course

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Every eligible eBird checklist that you submit in February gives you a chance to win free access to the Cornell Lab's Spring Field Ornithology—Northeast course.
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Join Project FeederWatch

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

This is the last month to sign up for Project FeederWatch, and if you sign up before February 28 we will give you next season for free.
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The Cornell Lab's New Website

Monday, February 04, 2019

We designed the new site to give visitors an overview of the mission and impact of the Lab, and to help users learn more about how to get involved. Let us know what you think.
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Latest Living Bird Magazine

Sunday, February 03, 2019

Have you seen our latest Living Bird magazine? Find out about the remarkable Helmeted Hornbill, how birds survive the winter, and more.
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Endangered Bermuda Petrel on Cams

Saturday, February 02, 2019

Last week, a Bermuda Petrel returned from sea and laid an egg in her burrow. We'll be broadcasting the nesting season live on Bird Cams.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Friday, February 01, 2019

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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