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Blue Jays and the Birds of North America Online

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Newspaper article highlights the depth of knowledge in our comprehensive species-by-species series, the Birds of North America Online.
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Have You Read Our April eNews?

Monday, April 07, 2014

Check out the new All About Bird Biology website; watch our new BirdCams cameras; find out about Team Sapsucker's plans for the 2014 Big Day; read about Eastern Bluebird twins; and more.
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Take the eBird Challenge

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Enter at least one hour stationary count in eBird this month and qualify to win a pair of Conquest HD binoculars from Zeiss.
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Join NestWatch This Season

Friday, March 21, 2014

NestWatch is a citizen science project designed to collect valuable data on the successes and failures of nesting birds.
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The YardMap Project

Thursday, March 20, 2014

YardMap is a citizen science project designed to cultivate a richer understanding of bird habitat, for both professional scientists and people concerned with their local environments.
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Citizen Science in Science

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

One of the world's leading journals recognizes the efforts of citizen scientists in a policy article written by Cornell Lab experts.
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Kudos for Citizen Science

Monday, March 17, 2014

A paper about the citizen-science approach of eBird has been selected as Editor’s Choice by the journal Biological Conservation.
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The New Barn Owl Cam

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Check out the new Texas Barn Owl cam at BirdCams.
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A Record-Breaking Year for the GBBC

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Roughly 142,000 people counted 17.7 million birds in 135 countries in just 4 days—a new record for participation! See full stats in our full Great Backyard Bird Count wrap-up.
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A Birder's Guide to Everything

Friday, March 14, 2014

A cast of young actors join Sir Ben Kingsley in search of a possibly extinct bird in this coming-of-age movie. Read our review.
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An interactive online course in Bird Behavior: Courtship and Rivalry from the Lab of Ornithology is newly available
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