Battling Birds Data Collection Is Complete!
In under a month, over 2,000 contributors classified over 10,000 clips! That's more than 75,000 classifications! We did not expect the community to be so passionate about the project. Thank you to everyone that has become a part of the Battling Birds community, both by classifying and by participating in the Talk forums. With this first...February 5, 2019
Tag Data on our new Zooniverse Project “Hawk Talk”February 5, 2019
Test Post – FranceMarch 22, 2019
Battling Birds: About the Feeder
Battling Birds is a project on Zooniverse, an easy-to-use platform that hosts hundreds of other citizen-science projects from arts to astronomy to wildlife. There, over 2,000 citizen scientists collected data from over 10,000 clips! These clips were taken from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's FeederWatch cam, located in the Treman Bird Feeding Garden at the Cornell...June 19, 2019
Battling Birds: From Zooniverse to Here
What actually goes on at your backyard bird feeder? Do the birds get along or do they fight? If you take a moment to watch your feeder, you might notice that it isn’t just peace and harmony, but some birds will be aggressive towards one another. In this social world, the larger birds are typically...August 24, 2019
See and Explore the Data!
The first phase of data collection for Battling Birds is complete thanks to the amazing effort of more than 2,000 contributors who classified over 10,000 clips on Zooniverse! Our web developers have been busy translating your data into interactive charts and we are excited to share them with you. It's now time for the community to explore...August 26, 2019
Does Conflict Increase With More Species on the Feeder?
Welcome to the first week of Battling Birds Data Exploration! Let’s dig into the data you collected to see what we can find out! Today we’re featuring a visualization that looks at the relationship between conflict and the number of species present at the feeders. We are measuring conflict by looking at the percentage of clips...August 26, 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
Hawk Talk Data Collection is Complete!
We finished collecting the the data set for Hawk Talk on August 23rd. Thank you to everyone that helped us cross the finish line. Over 1,400 contributors classified over 47,000 classifications on over 8,000 subjects. That's incredible! Now we'll take the data and create interactive data visuals for us to explore how the data answers our...August 29, 2019
Last week we looked at how the number of species at a feeder relates to how much conflict ensues. Now let’s dig into the details to find out which species are battling it out! Today’s featured visualization shows how many total displacements each species initiated, and how many of these were against the same species or...September 2, 2019