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Give the gift of knowledge and enjoyment of birds. Proceeds help fund our research and education programs to improve the understanding and protection of birds.
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
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.
Birds of the World: an Essential Part of Any Birder’s Toolkit!
Birds of the World (BOW) is an online resource that offers 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. It contains 10,700 species accounts; overviews of every bird family; illustrations; taxonomic histories; intelligent range maps based on eBird observations; and is packed with photos, videos, and bird sounds of every bird in the world! Every bird has a story. Discover them all with Birds of the World. Use code SHOP4CAUSE to save 15% on annual subscription (gift or personal). Offer valid until September 30, 2020. Get Birds of the World.
Plush Birds That Sing
Plush birds are perennial favorites. 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.
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.
Bird Calendars and Books
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.
Field Guides & Pocket Guides
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.
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.
Mugs, Puzzles, Clocks, and More
Check out the fun birdy gifts at the Cornell Lab Publishing Group. From puzzles to clocks, playing cards to mugs, there’s something for everyone.