Tag Archives: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Binocular advice for birders


I’m frequently asked about my recommendations for binoculars. My first recommendation is yes, you should get a pair. Sure, you can do a lot of birding without binoculars – and 90% or more of the birds I encounter I detect … Continue reading

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2016 Partners in Flight Landbird Conservation Plan


The updated Landbird Conservation Plan from Partners in Flight has just been released. As with previous iterations, the emphasis is on applying objective criteria to determine those species in most need of conservation, delineating the habitats within ecoregions important for … Continue reading

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2016 State of the Birds


It ain’t much better than the last one.  Check out the press release for the 2016 State of the Birds Report to see the gains and losses in conservation, and consider options for the future. (Complete and well-organized overview here.) … Continue reading

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eBird news – August 2015


Latest eBird News here! In addition to the latest BirdCast, I’m especially interested to learn more about eBird Taiwan!

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Cornell Lab eNews – June 2015


There are lots of neat new updates from the Cornell Lab eNews.  Among them:

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eBird News and the Global Big Day


Among other interesting stories, the latest eBird news announces a new line of eBird merch and a Global Big Day on May 9th!

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Cornell Lab eNews for December 2014


With some great advice about winter bird feeding and a host of other interesting content, check out the latest Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology eNewsletter.

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