Data Collection Takes Off!
Last week marked the beginning data collection for Battling Birds: Panama Edition on Zooniverse, and we’re thrilled by the turnout so far. On Thursday, 446 people tuned in for a live conversation about the project with Bird Cams Lab staff (watch the recording here), and now we've kicked data collection into high gear! As of this...February 5, 2021
Join Us For A Live Conversation About Battling Birds: Panama Edition
Join the Bird Cams Lab staff TODAY at 12:00 PM ET in a live Q&A discussion. We'll highlight the most recent investigation with the Panama Fruit Feeder cam, Battling Birds: Panama Edition, and how you can get involved by collecting data. Register for this free webinar now. Even if you can't make it for the live conversation,...January 28, 2021
It’s Time To Collect Data!
Join in the fun and start collecting data to better understand what’s going on between the battling birds on the Panama Fruit Feeder cam. The day has come that many of you have long been anticipating: it’s time to collect data! The research team has cut clips from archived Panama Fruit Feeder cam footage and many...January 27, 2021
Test Run Data Collection for Battling Birds: Panama Edition!
Before we launch into the data collection phase of Battling Birds: Panama Edition, we need to test the protocol. Thanks to the community discussions and feedback, we’ve finished designing a protocol for data collection. This protocol will allow participants to record the essential information that we’ll need to investigate the social rankings of birds at the...January 21, 2021
Results In Hand, Data Collection Right Around The Corner
369 participants vote on what data we will collect for Battling Birds: Panama Edition Two Collared Aracaris on the Panama Fruit Feeder after each displaced a Chestnut-headed Oropendola. Clip cut by Bird Cams Lab participant Rysx. The Results After weeks of discussion on the Wonder Board and a live webinar with Dr. Eliot Miller and Bird Cams staff, 369...January 13, 2021
It’s Time To Take A Vote
It’s time to choose what data we will focus on and collect for the Battling Birds: Panama Edition. In the past couple weeks, cam viewers have teamed up with Dr. Eliot Miller to determine how to understand how birds battle it out on the Panama Fruit Feeder cam. We’re already planning to record displacements (i.e....December 22, 2020
Live From Bird Cams Lab: Webinar Discussion With Dr. Eliot Miller
Watch Cornell Lab researcher Dr. Eliot Miller talk about the Battling Birds: Panama Edition investigation with Bird Cams staff and the Bird Cams Lab community. On December 14, 126 people tuned in for a fun and interesting discussion with Cornell Lab researcher Dr. Eliot Miller and the Bird Cams staff about the newest Bird Cams Lab...December 16, 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
Battling Birds: Panama Edition Launches
Join the Bird Cams Lab community in the newest investigation, Battling Birds: Panama Edition. Just like the first Battling Birds investigation, we want to learn more about what birds are doing at a feeder. However, this time we'll virtually be in Panama, watching the Panama Fruit Feeder cam! As we designed Panama Live, the last investigation...December 8, 2020
The Data Tool: Zooniverse
To figure out what’s going on between the birds on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Panama Fruit Feeder cam, we will be using Zooniverse’s video tagging tool to collect data from recorded video footage. Zooniverse is a free, easy-to-use online platform that hosts hundreds of citizen science projects in which volunteers collect data from images...December 7, 2020