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Birdchick Podcast #193 MBS breakdown, Wilson's Warblers and stuff

Wilson's warbler subspecies feather study. Cornell Lab of Ornithology is hiring but you have to move to Ithaca. I want this job on a remote Irish island. Support a bird coloring book Indiegogo project. Once again birds are caught in the 9/11 Tribute in Lights. Show More Summary

Animal sounds yours for the listening

4 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Cornell Lab of Ornithology may have digitized nearly 150,000 digital audio recordings [via], amounting to 7,513 hours and 10 terabytes of data, but do they have the sound of this mouse that thinks it is a wolf? I think not. (more…)

Online library of animal sounds

4 months agoHumor / odd :

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has digitized their vast library of animal sounds, dating back to 1929, and made them available online. It took archivists a dozen years to complete the monumental task. The collection contains nearly 150,000 digital audio recordings equaling more than 10 terabytes of data with a total run time of 7,513 hours. Show More Summary

Photo: Black-headed Grosbeak inspects a plum

According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, fruit isn’t the only thing these birds feed on.

Identify that bird with the Merlin Bird ID app

Free app from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology might just turn you into a birder.

Merlin Bird Photo Can ID Bird Species Through Photos

6 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit Merlin Bird Photo ID is an app and program made by Cornell Lab of Ornithology and California Institute of Technology. The program will be able to identify 400 of the most frequently occurring birds of North America - with just a picture.Upload a picture of a bird. Show More Summary

Watch baby great horned owls hatch and grow up live on camera

10 months agoHealth : The Checkup

Above, you can watch a livestream of a great horned owl brooding her hatching eggs. The footage comes courtesy of one of Cornell Lab of Ornithology's bird cams. This one is trained on a nest 75 feet above a golf course in Savannah, Ga. Show More Summary

Cotton Balls Have Legs?

“This was posted on the FB page for “NestWatch: Cornell Lab of Ornithology” and named the winner in the ‘Cutest Baby’ category of their Home Tweet Home photo contest on August 4th. Titled ‘Baby Piping Plover,’ by Kim Caruso of Massachusetts.” -Nicky B.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Birds

Bird Identification Apps

Getting really good at bird identification takes time and patience. But the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Columbia Engineering have each developed a free app for iPhones that will help you figure out individual birds in moments without any understanding of bird taxonomy, no patience required. Show More Summary

Bird Song Hero, An Interactive Game That Teaches Users How to Recognize Bird Songs

Bird Song Hero is an interactive online game, developed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, that teaches users how to identify the songs of different birds through spectrograms that visually represent the time, pitch and volume of each song. Bird Song Hero trains you to interpret spectrograms, the sound visualizations scientists use to help them [...]

Be Careful What You Wish For: A Punter’s Guide to the World Birding Rally

Hugh Powell is a science editor at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Hugh, who years ago helped me find my...

New Cornell University Programs

Barn Swallow by Walter Siegmund, Wikimedia Commons The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is looking for people with nesting barn swallows to help in conducting a study on the effect of light on these birds. Although barn swallows haven't yet...Show More Summary

Warming temperatures are pushing 2 chickadee species -- and their hybrids -- northward

The zone of overlap between two popular, closely related backyard birds is moving northward at a rate that matches warming winter temperatures, according to a study by researchers from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Villanova University, and Cornell University. The research will be published online in Current Biology on Thursday, March 6, 2014. read more

Listen to the calls of imaginary birds

2 years agoHumor : Boing Boing

Blend one part Dr. Seuss, one part jazz scat, and one part Cornell Lab of Ornithology Sound Library and you get these delightful recordings, capturing the majestic calls of the Orange Flat-Tailed Barn Stoobel, the Variegated Pant Hopper, and the Patagonian Sterp Kitten (among others).

Saving Elephants in Central African Republic: A Conversation With Andrea Turkalo

Andrea Turkalo is Associate Conservation Scientist at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and cofounder of Cornell University's The Elephant Listening Project at The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, in Ithaca, New York. Turkalo is considered the leading expert on Africa's reclusive and lesser understood forest elephants. Show More Summary

Putting Up the Feeders

2 years agoHobbies / Nature : Marcia Bonta

I only put the feeders out as early as November because I am a veteran Project FeederWatch participant, having signed on for this citizen science project, developed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the first year it was offered. Last fall was its and my 26th season, and it began on November 10.

New Webinar Series from Cornell Lab of Ornithology

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a great resource for people who love birds. I have taken some of their courses before. The Lab recently announced a series of three, 1-hour webinars on shorebird identification. Since shorebirds tend to kick my butt in the field, I decided to sign up. Show More Summary

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Bird Cam

Watch them as they build their nests and raise their young.

Ocean Big Data – Marinexplore Hires New VP

Marinexplore, the ocean’s big data platform, today announced that Dr. Christopher W. Clark, Director of the Bioacoustic Research Program at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, will join the Silicon Valley [...]

Data Science Researcher Joins Marinexplore as New VP

Marinexplore, the ocean’s big data platform, announced that Dr. Christopher W. Clark, Director of the Bioacoustic Research Program at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology,

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