Whether you’re a bird lover, an educator, or a student, our interactive courses and multimedia-rich resources will lead you into the fascinating lives of birds, from birding basics to comprehensive ornithology.
Our curricula and professional development opportunities empower educators to engage youth in scientific investigations, citizen-science projects, and habitat improvement initiatives to ignite a lifelong passion for nature.
Come experience the Lab! If you live in Ithaca or are visiting from afar you can enjoy behind-the-scenes tours, guided walks, and exhibits. Log in virtually to gain access to Lab experts through webinars, workshops, and family programs.
Co-Director for Engagement in Science and Nature
Bird Academy square is created with photos from the Great Backyard Bird Count and designed by Jeff Szuc; children with dirty hands by Darcy Petzold; the Cornell Lab visitor center entrance by Diane Tessaglia-Hymes.