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FeederWatch eNews: Eye Disease in American Goldfinches

FeederWatch eNews: Eye Disease in American Goldfinches

ew it in your browser. American Goldfinch with eye disease by John Downs, Ray, Ohio. Project FeederWatch eNews December 14, 2016 Tell us about eye disease in American Goldfinches Last season a number of FeederWatchers wrote to tell us they were seeing an increase in eye disease in American Goldfinches. FeederWatch collected data on the […]

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eBird News: December 2016

eBird News: December 2016

In this issue: Automatically identify your bird photos with new Merlin Photo ID! Using eBird to help your Christmas Bird Counts eBird Quick Entry—save time listing and searching for birds Join Team eBird—Database Administrator position available Help expand Merlin’s free resources to Mexico Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. A […]

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How to Speak Up for Birds | Secrets of Eagle Vision | Winter Finch Forecasts

How to Speak Up for Birds | Secrets of Eagle Vision | Winter Finch Forecasts

Newsletter | November 2016 Golden Eagle. How Golden Eagles Spot Prey from Incredible Distances Ever used the term “eagle eye”? The eye of an eagle is one of the most sensitive in the animal kingdom, and its size can cause it to weigh more than the eagle’s brain. Learn the secret to the bird’s exceptional vision in […]

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The Admirable Side of Gulls, a Hummingbird Video Quiz, and More     6-5-2016

The Admirable Side of Gulls, a Hummingbird Video Quiz, and More 6-5-2016

Cornell Lab eNews July 2016 A Western Gull with a chick tucked under its wing (and a second one sitting underneath). Photo by Byron Chin via Birdshare. The Surprisingly Admirable Side of Gulls Although they might take a bad rap for eyeing your picnic, gulls are adept communicators with complex social behaviors and fierce dedication to their young. Go […]

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eBird News: May 2016 5-5-2016

In this issue: Global Big Day is one week away! Opportunities to join Team eBird New eBird/Macaulay Library photo and audio search tool Zeiss eBirder of the Month Challenge: 5 eligible lists on May 14th, Global Big Day eBird Featured Portal: eBird España Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. A […]

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Please Help Conserve Birds and Their Habitats 3-24-2016

  Lesser Prairie-Chicken by Gerrit Vyn Dear Gary,Global Big Day is coming fast, and we need your help.  On May 14, I’ll join the Cornell Lab’s team of ace birders, the Sapsuckers, on our annual challenge to find as many bird species as we can in 24 hours. But we need your help to meet an […]

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eBird News: April 2016   3-23-2016

eBird News: April 2016 3-23-2016

In this issue: Global Big Day—get involved eBird photo of the month: Purple Finch by Louise Auclair Virginia Breeding Bird Atlas 2 begins—collecting data through eBird eBird Mobile in 20 languages Help Test Media Search in eBird New ‘Raptor ID’ app helps you learn raptor identification skills Zeiss eBirder of the Month Challenge—keep lists short […]

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FeederWatch eNews: Year-end Reminders   3-10-2016

FeederWatch eNews: Year-end Reminders 3-10-2016

Dark-eyed Junco in Kelseyville, California, by Vicki Miller. Project FeederWatch eNews Year-end reminders This year’s FeederWatch season ends Friday, April 8, which means Thursday, April 7, is the last day to start a two-day count. Please review the following reminders to ensure that your reports are complete and that you are prepared for next season. […]

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eBird News: March 2016   3-5-2016

eBird News: March 2016 3-5-2016

In this issue: Global Big Day—14 May 2016 eBird photo of the month: Ivory Gull by Nick Anich Dream Jobs—three openings on the eBird Team! Great Backyard Bird Count preliminary results New migration research maps annual cycle of 118 species Become an eBird Partner, and beta tester eBirder of the Month Challenge: explore new locations Is this email […]

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Cornell Spring Field Ornithology Course Goes Online   2-21-2016

Cornell Spring Field Ornithology Course Goes Online 2-21-2016

A vision of spring, the brilliant Blackburnian Warbler usually arrives in the southern U.S. by March or early April. It reaches the northern limits of its range in Canada by mid-May, crossing the Gulf of Mexico during its long journey from South America. Photo by Luke Seitz. Ithaca, N.Y.—The annual Spring Field Ornithology course is […]

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