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Have You Read Our January eNews?

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Snowy Owls return south this winter; watch a duck's courtship displays; learn winter raptor ID tips; find out about our new Great Horned Owl bird cam; join this year's GBBC; and more.
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The Great Backyard Bird Count

Saturday, January 24, 2015

From February 13-16 more than 100,000 people join the world's biggest bird count. Bird watchers of all ages create a real-time snapshot of where birds are. Come join us!
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Project FeederWatch

Friday, January 23, 2015

Project FeederWatch is a fun way to watch birds at your feeders and help scientists. You can also get great tips about bird feeding and feeders, and submit photos for the 2014-15 BirdSpotter photo contest.
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Great Horned Owls on Camera

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Our newest Cornell Lab Bird Cam just went live—Great Horned Owls from Savannah, Georgia. Right now the female is incubating two eggs, which should hatch around the end of January.
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A Snowy Owl Sequel?

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Last year’s blizzard of Snowy Owls into the U.S. was epic, an unprecedented irruption. Now some birders are asking, is it happening again?
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Duck Courtship: Learn the Displays

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

As winter’s chill sets in, ducks are heating things up. Winter is the season when many ducks pick their mate for the year. Watch our video mash-up of some of the best duck mating behaviors.
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Free Digital Issue of Living Bird Magazine

Monday, January 19, 2015

Celebrate the centennial of the Cornell Lab with a free digital issue of Living Bird magazine. 100 years ago, the idea of a "laboratory of ornithology" was an experiment; we've come a long way!
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Be a Better Birder

Sunday, January 18, 2015

The Cornell Lab’s Be a Better Birder online tutorials are full of expert tips and interactive quizzes. Gain an insider’s understanding of key skills birders use to make quick IDs in the field.
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Target Your Most-Wanted Birds

Saturday, January 17, 2015

On our AllAboutBirds blog, read how the new eBird Targets app can help you find the most wanted birds on your lists.
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Friday, January 16, 2015

Our Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events webpage can help plan your next birding trip. Look through listings by calendar or on a map, and start planning your road trip right from the page.
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  • By Tim Gallagher As I write, the temperature outside my office at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology hovers at 4 degrees Fahrenheit and is expected to drop to -8 tonight, not counting wind chill, so perhaps I can be forgiven … Continue reading
  • //www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmp8e9_Fa50 By Jessie Barry As winter’s chill sets in, ducks are heating things up. Winter is the season when many ducks pick their mate for the year. Our featured video gives you a mash-up of some of the best duck … Continue reading
  • By Pat Leonard. Top image: Snowy Owl by Missy Mandel/GBBC. Last year’s blizzard of Snowy Owls in the Great Lakes states, the Northeast, and down the Atlantic Coast was epic, an unprecedented irruption. Now some birders are asking, is it happening again? Snowy Owls … Continue reading
  • By Jennie Miller. Top image: Tropical Kingbird by Penny Hall via Birdshare. For most birders, there’s almost always an opportunity to add a new species to a list—a migrant, a vagrant, an irruptive, or just a bird that you’ve never … Continue reading

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