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Join Online Events to Celebrate Bird Migration, September 15, 2020
Learn from Cornell Lab of Ornithology experts

Grants Awarded to Land Trusts for Bird Conservation, September 2, 2020
Funded work will protect birds on private lands

Join “Lights Out Texas” Now To Protect Migrating Birds, September 1, 2020
Get migration alerts for nights with the heaviest bird traffic

Scientists Issue Rebuke of New EPA Rule That Compromises U.S. Waters, August 13, 2020
Rule removes Clean Water Act protections

Study: Oriole Hybridization Is a Dead End, August 3, 2020
Scientists say Baltimore and Bullock’s Orioles are not merging

New U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rule undermines mission to protect birds, July 16, 2020
New rule counteracts FWS’s mission and does not simplify the regulatory environment for businesses

Birdwatchers Set World Records On Global Big Day, May 15, 2020
Socially distanced, more people reported birds in a single day than ever before

World Migratory Bird Day is May 9, May 5, 2020
Here’s how you can celebrate and help birds right from home

Birds Are Coming Through: Time to Switch Off the Lights, April 16, 2020
Turn off non-essential lights to protect birds during spring migration

Join “Lights Out Texas” to Protect Migratory Birds, April 16, 2020
New study is testing light reduction strategies

Make Backyard Discoveries With the Free Merlin Bird ID App, April 9, 2020
Noticing more birds while you’re at home? Learn their names with Merlin

Every Bird Has a Story. Discover Them All With Birds of the World, April 7, 2020
Cornell Lab launches new online resource about every bird, for everybody

Study: Birds Exposed to PCBs as Nestlings Show Behavior Changes as Adults, March 26, 2020
Males sing fewer syllables and are more aggressive

Join New York’s Biggest Bird Survey, March 24, 2020
Help measure the health of bird populations and enjoy the outdoors

Spring Into Action For Birds: Join NestWatch, March 19, 2020
Citizen-science data needed more than ever in a changing world

Tip Sheet: Opposition to Weakening of Migratory Bird Treaty Act, March 18, 2020
Public comment from the Cornell Lab’s Dr. Amanda Rodewald

Counting is Caring: Join the Great Backyard Bird Count, January 30, 2020
Around the world, people are helping birds by counting them for science.

Study: Bird Bodies Predict Lifestyle, January 13, 2020
Wings, beaks, legs, and tails help define a species’ role in an ecosystem.

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