The Cornell Lab of Ornithology offers both online ads and print ads. Download print media kits at right, or contact the advertising manager, Susanna Lawson, for more information.
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology offers online ads at its All About Birds website and species guide. Ad contracts are for a minimum of three months and are paid quarterly. Advertisers can choose from a variety of standard packages, or we can prepare customized packages to suit your interests.
Online ads can appear on one or more species pages in our online species guide. For example, a company that sells birdhouses might want to advertise on the species profiles of one or more common box-nesting species, such as Eastern Bluebird or Tree Swallow. For more information, please contact our advertising manager.
Living Bird and Living Bird News are the quarterly magazine and newsletter of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Living Bird is an attractive full-color magazine, lavishly packed with spectacular full-color photographs. The magazine has an ever-widening readership among libraries, universities, and many other organizations. Bird-watching demographic and economic data, advertising rates for Living Bird and Living Bird News, and ad specifications are provided in PDF form. For a media kit, contact the advertising manager.
Feature articles cover bird behavior, identification, research, conservation, travel, bird-finding, and equipment reviews. There are also regular columns: "Flying Field" (birding in the field) by Mel White, "In the Field" (bird behavior) by Jack Connor, "Spotlight" (threatened bird species) by David Wilcove, "The Catbird Seat" (essays on the birding life) by Pete Dunne, "A Naturalist's Notebook" (field notes with bird sketches) by John Schmitt, "Great Birding Escapes" (birding hotspots), "Birding Products" (products for bird watchers), "Picture Perfect" (bird photography), "Around the Lab" (Cornell Lab news), "ScienceScope" (news about interesting bird research from around the world), and book reviews.
Living Bird is an excellent advertising resource for companies that want to reach the bird-watching market and some of the most enthusiastic and influential birders and ornithologists in the world. By advertising in the magazine, a company is associating itself with an organization held in high regard by the bird-watching community.
Living Bird News excerpts articles from Living Bird magazine and provides additional membership-related news to a wider audience of bird watchers and bird enthusiasts. Its attractive, glossy format and competitively priced ads make it an excellent option for advertisers wishing to reach a broad spectrum of the bird watching community.