The annual event invites bird watchers of all levels to count the birds in their backyard, and submit the data to researchers at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society.
One of my favorite events of each winter is the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), held mid February of each year. The GBBC is a joint effort of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Audubon Society. It is a global event, with people in many countries sending information on the birds they see during their backyard count. Show More Summary
A new animated map that shows how birds migrate up and down the Western Hemisphere in a year will leave you spellbound. Scientists at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology created the map as part of a study documenting the annual migratory movements of bird populations. Show More Summary
Cornell University’s Lab of Ornithology has brewed up a hypnotizing representation of birds flocking up and down the length of two continents over the course of a year. No more complaining about your commute. Read more...
From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, an animated map of the yearly migratory patterns of 118 bird species in the Western Hemisphere. La Sorte says a key finding of the study is that bird species that head out over the Atlantic OceanShow More Summary
When I was looking at my lifer Kirtland's Warbler on June 6, 1976, there was no such thing as a home computer, much less eBird! Way back in 2002, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Audubon launched a wonderful and completely free web-based bird-listing program called eBird. Show More Summary
Artist Jane Kim has just completed painting a 3,000-square-foot mural on the wall of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Visitor Center in Ithaca, New York, that depicts the evolution of birds. The mural features winged representatives from...Show More Summary
Artist Jane Kim unveils her 243-bird mural at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
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
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…)
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
According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, fruit isn’t the only thing these birds feed on.
Free app from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology might just turn you into a birder.
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
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
“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
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 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 [...]
Hugh Powell is a science editor at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Hugh, who years ago helped me find my...
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