Holiday Shopping for Our Cause

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  • Living Bird magazines

    Cornell Lab Membership

    Cornell Lab members receive the award-winning Living Bird magazine, discounts on projects and courses, plus the latest birding news in our monthly eNewsletter. Supporter level memberships begin at $44 per year. Give the gift of Lab membership by ordering online or calling 866-989-2473, toll free, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. A printable card for gift memberships ordered now is available to give recipients.

  • Bird Academy courses. Barn Owl by Andy Chilton

    Bird Academy Courses

    Do you know someone who is passionate about birds? The Cornell Lab’s Bird Academy helps enthusiasts of all levels pursue that passion by providing the tools, resources, and confidence they need. Bird Academy courses are online, self-paced, and there is no deadline to complete them. You can return to them for reference or practice as often as you want. Choose from courses for all knowledge levels.  View our updated course catalog.

  • Light-mantled Albatross by James Holmes/Macaulay Library.

    Birds of the World pre-publication sale

    Receive a 50% pre-publication discount to the upcoming Birds of the World reference with a subscription to Birds of North America (BNA). When Birds of the World debuts in early 2020, it will offer comprehensive life history information on birds from every corner of the world. This authoritative, highly visual resource is for bird lovers who want to explore bird biology, ecology, and identification. Subscriptions to BNA’S 760 species accounts now automatically upgrade to Birds of the World‘s 10,721 accounts–for just half the price of a standard BNA subscription. Use code PREPUB19 to redeem a 1-year subscription (gift or personal) for only $21. Get Birds of North America/Birds of the World.

  • Birds & Beans Coffee, in store

    Birds & Beans Coffee

    Coffee from Cornell Lab sponsor Birds & Beans is certified Smithsonian Bird Friendly, USDA Organic, and Fair Trade. For the holidays you can enjoy a case (a dozen 12 oz. bags) of assorted ground or whole bean coffees for $120—that’s 25% off the regular price.

    Check out the latest discounts for the Year of Coffee option.

  • plush birds-store

    Plush Birds That Sing

    Plush birds are perennial favorites and make a great stocking stuffer. Give the bird a squeeze and hear what it really sounds like in the wild, thanks to authentic sounds from the Cornell Lab’s Macaulay Library archive. These fuzzy friends from Wild Republic make a bird in the hand informative and fun. The birds are widely available in birding specialty stores, including Wild Birds Unlimited at Sapsucker Woods.

  • Cornell Lab apparel

    Official Cornell Lab Apparel

    On a vest, coat, hat, or hoodie, show the world your passion for birds! Get articles of clothing with the logo of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for bird watching with style in any kind of weather. View selections from the Cornell Lab Publishing Group and from Wild Birds Unlimited at Sapsucker Woods.

  • Cornell Lab Publishing Group, calendars, journal

    Bird Calendars and Books

    NEW Enjoying the outdoors is all about the experience so seize the day! Keep track of sightings and memorable experiences in the brand-new Birder’s Life List and Journal. Learn more about birds using Bird-A-Day calendars which contain beautiful photos, fun facts, birding tips and more. Use your smartphone to scan QR codes and hear bird sounds, too! These calendars feature eastern and western species.

  • Cornell Lab Publishing Group Field Guides

    Field Guides & Pocket Guides

    NEW Our All About Birds Pocket Guides to Bird ID are now available for specific cities including Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, New York City, and more. Other folding guides provide a wealth of information about attracting and feeding birds and offer bird ID tips by region. There’s even an entire guide devoted to hummingbirds! Browse all our folding guides and bird reference books.

  • Cornell Lab Publishing Group puzzles, books

    Puzzles, Coloring Books, Kids’ Books

    Learning about birds is fun with beautiful coloring books and eye-catching board books that use birds to introduce colors and numbers to future bird watchers. Browse the entire collection of children’s books about birds from the Cornell Lab Publishing Group. You’ll also find 100, 500, and 1,000-piece puzzles filled with colorful birds from Lab partner, New York Puzzle Company.

  • Birds of Paradise mug

    Birds-of-Paradise Jumbo Mug

    NEW The outrageous plumes and crazy dance moves of the incomparable birds-of-paradise are captured on this 15-ounce porcelain mug. Sip some bird-friendly coffee while delving into one of the Lab’s Bird Academy online courses! Artwork is by Cornell Lab illustrator Andrew Leach.



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