Panama Live: The Road We’ve Traveled
Look back at the work done by the Bird Cams Lab community for the Panama Live investigation. We've put together an infographic to walk through each phase of the Panama Live investigation from start to finish. If you'd like to dig deeper into any of the phases, learn more about what we found, or sign up...November 23, 2020
Panama Live: The Final Results Are In!
Cam Viewers Collected Data In Real Time And Made Discoveries About The Foraging Patterns of Tropical Feeder Birds For the first time ever, viewers from around the world collaborated with scientists to collect data in real time while watching the Panama Fruit Feeder cam in an investigation called Panama Live. From February 10 - 24, more...November 17, 2020
Panama Live: From Observations to Visualizations
Panama is home to hundreds of tropical bird species, many of which we know very little about. The 24/7 Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Panama Fruit Feeder Cam, located at the Canopy Lodge in the Anton Valley, gives us a window into that world and a chance to see these species up close! While researchers have...June 30, 2020
Panama Live: Final Report
Key Takeaways Panama Fruit Feeder cam viewers teamed up with scientists to co-create an investigation to learn more about when six species arrive at the feeder seen on cam. Sixty cam viewers collected data live from one of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s online Bird Cams for the first time. In exploring the data online...November 17, 2020
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
Panama Live Data Collection Complete!
We just finished the data collection phase for the Panama Live investigation! Thank you to the 60 people that watched the live cam and tagged their observations over the past two weeks. We logged over 11,000 observations from February 10 - 24. That’s a lot of data! We also wanted to thank everyone that participated on...February 25, 2020
Panama Fruit Feeder Investigation Finalized After Final Poll
The community has spoken! After the most recent poll for your input about designing the study, we now have final, revised research questions: When do focal species arrive at the feeder, and how does this vary from day to day? Does the timing of food affect when birds arrive at the feeder? We also have a final...January 28, 2020
Panama Feeder Video Recap and New Poll
Take the poll In the video above, we summarize the great discussions the community has had on the Question Design Board and introduce the next step: final refinement of our question for the investigation. Now we’d love your help with designing the study. The topic selected by participants is, “When do different bird species arrive at the...January 15, 2020
Panama Feeder Question Design
The Bird Cams Lab community recently filled out a quick poll about which question they were most interested in investigating on the Panama Fruit Feeder Cam, and the results are in! The question that rose to the top was: When do different bird species arrive at the feeder–and does the pattern change throughout the day? Questions related to...December 20, 2019
Our STEM for All Video Won The Public Choice Award!
Thank you to everyone who voted for the video we submitted to the 2021 STEM For All Video Showcase, an annual showcase of projects aiming to improve STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) learning and teaching. In total, more than 2,700 people watched the video from around the world, and with your help... 🎉🎉 We Won The...May 27, 2021