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Recent News Releases

Migration Celebration Returns! September 6, 2022
Be there in person or online for free events

Flight Plan: Turn Off Lights for Migratory Birds, August 11, 2022
Take the pledge to go Lights Out, Texas!

Birds On Island Time, August 10, 2022
Study relates island characteristics with the seasonal ebb and flow of bird species

New Course Helps Awaken Curiosity About Nature, July 28, 2022
Get expert advice gathered by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Competition Limits the Ranges of Mountain Birds, July 21, 2022
Citizen science data help clarify a longstanding puzzle

ZEISS Continues Sponsorship of Young Birder’s Event, July 6, 2022
Young people with a passion for birds gather at Cornell Lab

BirdNET app opens new avenues for citizen science, June 28, 2022
Free machine-learning app reduces barriers to global bird research

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  • Robyn BaileyProject Leader, NestWatchNesting Biology • Nest and Egg Identification • Nest Boxes • Citizen Science
  • Jessie BarryProgram Manager
  • David Bonter
    David BonterCo-Director, Center for Engagement in Science and NatureCitizen Science • Avian Ecology • Foraging Ecology
  • Kathi Borgmann
    Kathi BorgmannCommunications CoordinatorScience Communication • Bird Identification • Breeding Biology • Avian Conservation • Bird Song • Wildlife Restoration Ecology
  • Christopher ClarkVisiting Senior ScientistAcoustic Ecology • Behavioral Ecology • Bioacoustics • Animal Communication • Bio-engineering
  • André Dhondt
    André DhondtDirector, Bird Population StudiesDisease Ecology • Population Ecology • Behavioral Ecology • Evolutionary Ecology • Conservation Biology
  • Charles Eldermire
    Charles EldermireBird Cams Project Leader
  • Andrew Farnsworth by Lindsay France
    Andrew FarnsworthSenior Research AssociateBird Migration • Aeroecology • Bioacoustics • Radar Ornithology • Climate Change
  • John FitzpatrickDirector EmeritusAdministrative Oversight • Fundraising • Board Relations • Conservation Science • External Communication
  • Emma GreigProject Leader, Project FeederWatchBehavioral Ecology
  • Wesley Hochachka
    Wesley HochachkaSenior Research AssociatePopulation Ecology • Citizen Science • Ecological Informatics • Disease Ecology
  • Marshall J. IliffeBird Project LeadereBird • Status and Trends • Migration • Species Distribution • Taxonomy
  • Holger Klinck
    Holger KlinckJohn W. Fitzpatrick Director, K. Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics
  • Frank La Sorte
    Frank La SorteResearch AssociateBird Migration • Climate Change • Urbanization • Biogeography • Macroecology • Environmental Pollution
  • Irby Lovette
    Irby LovetteFuller Professor of Ornithology
  • Kevin J. McGowanSenior Course Developer and Instructor, Bird AcademyCrows • Behavioral Ecology • Ornithological Trivia • Bird Identification • Translating Science to General Audiences
  • Tina Phillips
    Tina PhillipsAssistant DirectorCitizen Science • Evaluation • Learning • Social Science
  • Karen Purcell, 2019
    Karen PurcellProject Leader
  • Aaron Rice
    Aaron RicePrincipal EcologistBioacoustics • Conservation Biology • Fish Biology • Marine Ecology • Animal Behavior
  • Amanda Rodewald
    Amanda RodewaldGarvin Professor and Senior Director, Center for Avian Population Studies
  • Viviana Ruiz Gutierrez by Dave Burbank
    Viviana Ruiz GutierrezAssistant Director, Center for Avian Population Studies • Program Leader, Conservation ScienceApplied Population Ecology • Conservation Science • Quantitative Ecology • Tropical Ecology and Conservation
  • Edwin ScholesBirds-of-Paradise Project LeaderBirds-of-Paradise • Audiovisual Media • New Guinea Ornithology • Evolutionary Biology
  • Mya Thompson
    Mya ThompsonCo-Director for Engagement in Science and NatureOnline Learning • Instructional Design • Media Production • Environmental Education • Animal Communication • Science Communication
  • Mike Webster
    Mike WebsterDirector, Macaulay LibraryAnimal Behavior • Animal Communication • Evolution • Bird Song • Breeding Biology

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