The Data Tool: Live Tagging
For the Cornell Feeders Live investigation, we'll be using a recently developed live data tagging tool. We first used this tool for Panama Live. In that investigation we documented the arrival patterns of six species on the Panama Fruit Feeder cam. When brainstorming questions in the “Wonder” Board, let your curiosity run wild and post whatever...February 12, 2021
Watch and Wonder On the Cornell Feeders Live Wonder Board
Watch the Cornell FeederWatch cam and ask questions with the rest of the Bird Cams Lab community in the first phase of the Cornell Feeders Live investigation. Whether you are a long-time viewer or have never watched the cam, we invite you to be a part of the discussion. As you watch birds fly in and...February 15, 2021
Birds, Feeders, and Science Oh My! What Can We Discover Together?
Tune in to learn more about the birds on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's FeederWatch cam and Cornell Feeders Live, Bird Cams Lab's newest scientific investigation that is already underway! Right now, the Bird Cams Lab community is in the midst of deciding what question to investigate with the Cornell FeederWatch cam in an online...February 22, 2021
Data Collection Is A Wrap For Battling Birds: Panama Edition!
Over 1,000 volunteers finish collecting data ahead of schedule! We’re super excited to announce that Battling Birds: Panama Edition finished collecting data last week. We were completely taken by surprise because we had estimated that data collection would finish this week. The early completion of data collection was made possible by the 1,346 people who completed 134,848...February 22, 2021
Live From Bird Cams Lab: Birds, Feeders, And Science
Watch Bird Cams staff share highlights from the Cornell Feeders Live investigation, and answer the community’s questions. On February 23, 244 people tuned in to learn more about the newest Bird Cams Lab investigation, Cornell Feeders Live, and the cam it’s based on, the Cornell FeederWatch cam. Bird Cams staff highlighted discussions on the Wonder Board...February 25, 2021
Cornell Feeders Live Question Design
This section is currently inactive. We've finished brainstorming. See the most recent project updates. Which Question to Investigate? The observations and the discussion on the Wonder Board generated a variety of questions, and we've summarized the questions with the most upvotes into five groups to focus the conversation on honing the most interesting and answerable questions before we...March 1, 2021
It’s Time To Vote!
It’s time to choose what data we will collect for the Cornell Feeders Live investigation. Over the past two weeks, the Bird Cams Lab community has worked together to share and discuss ideas on the Wonder Board and Question Design Board. The community is full of curiosity and has proposed many interesting questions. Given that we...March 11, 2021
Votes Are In and Data Collection Starts Soon
749 people weighed in on what we should collect for the Cornell Feeders Live investigation The Results In the past month, Bird Cams Lab participants shared what they want to learn more about and discussed questions we could potentially investigate with the Cornell FeederWatch cam. In the most recent set of discussions on the Question Design Board,...March 19, 2021
Panama Live: About the Feeder
Panama Live was the first Bird Cams Lab investigation to collect data in real time! Participants used a new data tagging tool to record whenever one of the six focal species arrived or food was put out on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Panama Fruit Feeder Cam. The Panama Fruit Feeder Cam is located at the...March 20, 2021
Deciphering the Battling Birds: Panama Data
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Panama Fruit Feeder cam gives us a window into the tropical forests of Panama and the birds that reside there. While many of the species seen on the cam are well known (and colorful), there isn’t much known about how these birds relate to each other in the context of...March 22, 2021