The Interactions Behind The Rankings
This past winter, a community of more than 1,000 people watched and recorded data in video clips taken from the Panama Fruit Feeder cam. They recorded two key pieces of information: (1) whenever one bird attempted to take the perch or food of another bird, known as a displacement), and (2) whether this displacement was...April 15, 2021
The Journey Has Just Begun
In Fall 2018, the Batting Birds community sprinted through the first round of data collection. The researchers then set to work on turning the data into visualizations for us to explore. We worked with programmers and tested several versions of the tool that many of you used in the last month. Together, we explored what...October 11, 2019
You and the cam community are invited to join us as part of the co-created scientific investigation every step of the way. Rachael Mady is the Bird Cams Lab Project Leader at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Eliot Miller is the Collections Development Manager for Macaulay and a researcher at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Charles Eldermire is...August 29, 2019
Time to Vote! Which Question Would You Like to See Investigated?
We’ve brainstormed, we’ve refined, and now it’s time to vote on the question that you’d like to see the community investigate. We’ve narrowed it down to five questions based on four criteria that we discussed on the Question Design Board: Is the question interesting? Specific? Measurable? Feasible? A huge thank you to everyone who participated on...April 30, 2020
Tune Into A Live Conversation With Dr. Eliot Miller
Tune in to learn more about the birds on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Panama Fruit Feeder cam and Bird Cams Lab's newest scientific investigation that is already underway! We'll be talking with Dr. Eliot Miller, a researcher at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, who has teamed up with the Bird Cams Lab community to learn...December 11, 2020
Video: A 3-minute Introduction to the Bird Cams LabMay 8, 2018
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
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
We Did It!
It’s finally happened! All three nestlings tested their wings for the first time over the past few days. The first nestling left on Friday, June 12th, followed by the other two over the weekend. If you missed it, be sure to check out recent video highlights of the exciting departures. With all three nestlings having left the...June 16, 2020
We Have Less Than Two Weeks Left!
Things are happening at Hawk Happenings. The first nestling may leave the nest as early as next week! That means we don’t have much longer to collect data. As of yesterday, over 100 people have made over 1,600 observations. That’s incredible! Thank you to everyone who has participated Have you had the chance to collect data? If not,...June 4, 2020