Welcome to the Bird Cams Lab!
Do you love watching the Bird Cams? We invite you to help us create a new project called Bird Cams Lab, funded by the National Science Foundation. The goal of the project is to join viewers from around the world to make new discoveries using the cams. Think of it as like field biology in...May 7, 2018
Welcome to Panama Live Data Collection
Great work! Data collection is completed. Click here to see recent updates. Join in the next phase of the first-ever Panama Fruit Feeder investigation: data collection. The community has spent several weeks watching the feeder, coming up with questions, refining and revising the questions, and then making decisions about data collection. With the questions in hand and the...February 4, 2020
Welcome to Hawk Happenings!
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Welcome to Data Collection for Hawk Happenings
Great work! Data collection is complete. See the most recent project updates. As of June 14th we are finished data collection. All three nestlings have left the nest and are trying their wings out for the first time. Congratulations and thank you to everyone who participated! Over 300 people recorded 12,700 observations so that we can answer the question...May 13, 2020
Welcome to Data Collection for Cornell Feeders Live!
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Welcome Dr. Miller!
We’re about to launch Battling Birds: Panama Edition, our next investigation around the Panama Fruit Feeder cam with Dr. Eliot Miller. He is the Collections Development Manager for the Cornell Lab’s Macaulay Library, and has previously researched the social lives of birds at North American feeders. Now, he’s teaming up with the Bird Cams Lab...December 3, 2020
Weigh In On the Final Report For Battling Birds: Panama Edition
It’s hard to believe, but we are in the last phase of the Battling Birds: Panama Edition investigation: sharing findings! We’ve worked together to observe the Panama Fruit Feeder cam, come up with a research question, collect data, explore and analyze the data, and now we are ready to share what we've done with the...April 29, 2021
We’re Wrapping Up Data Exploration For Battling Birds: Panama Edition
Last week more than 100 people joined us for a live virtual event to talk about our favorite birds on the Panama Fruit Feeder cam and the new insights we had into how different species interact with each other. If you haven’t already, we invite you to watch the archived recording and share your interpretations...April 21, 2021
We were almost always watching!
For two weeks, the Bird Cams Lab and Bird Cams community came together to tag data in real time from the Cornell FeederWatch cam. At the end of data collection, the community amassed over 120,000 observations of the eight study species visiting the feeding station: American Goldfinch, Black-capped Chickadee, Blue Jay, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Red-winged Blackbird,...June 1, 2021
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