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Living Bird Magazine

Winter 2015

Species of the Century: A few of the significant birds studied during the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's first 100 years
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Celebrate the centennial of the Cornell Lab with this free issue.

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In This Issue

From the Editor

by Tim Gallagher

Living Bird celebrates the Cornell Lab's centennial

Message from the Director

A Bold Experiment

by John Fitzpatrick

100 years ago, the idea of a "laboratory of ornithology" was an experiment; see how far we've come.


A Vanishing Species in Plain Sight

by Gerrit Vyn

The plight of the Gunnison Sage-Grouse is a story about one of our country's most overlooked natural ecosystems

Feature Articles

A Century of Bird Study

by Tim Gallagher

For 100 years, the Cornell Lab has pioneered new research methods and technologies, and engaged bird watchers in gathering scientific data

A Day in the Life of the Cornell Lab

by Miyoko Chu

Step behind the scenes into this vibrant center for the study and conservation of birds

Citizen Science in the Digital Age

by Miyoko Chu and Rick Bonney

Decades of advances yield scientific insights into the lives of birds

A Hundred Million Points of Light

by Hugh Powell

A new breed of range maps signals the arrival of big data in the world of conservation

Species of the Century

by Gustave Axelson

A few of the significant birds studied during the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's first 100 years

We Are the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

by Pat Leonard

The Cornell Lab's "extended family" reaches far beyond the walls of our Sapsucker Woods facility in upstate new York

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