Questions in Hand, We Look At What’s Next
After weeks of discussions, 340 people ranked 5 proposed questions that are possible to investigate on the Cornell Hawks cam, using four criteria: interesting, specific, measurable, and feasible. Thank you to everyone who voted! The two questions that rose to the top are about incubation and hawk behaviors: We’ll plan to answer the first question about incubation...May 13, 2020
Register For Live Webinar About The Cornell Feeders
Since we started the data exploration phase, more than 240 people have taken a look at the data collected in real time on the Cornell FeederWatch cam. We invite you to continue those conversations with us online, and then join us LIVE for a free webinar this Wednesday, June 16 from 4:00–5:00 P.M. ET. We’ll...June 14, 2021
Results are in for Battling Birds!
We are excited to share that, thanks to a tremendous effort from the Bird Cams Lab community, the second round of Battling Birds is complete and the results are in! First, we want to thank everyone who participated in the project. We could not have done it without you. In 10 months, over 3,000 Battling Birds...April 24, 2020
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
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
See Preliminary Findings From the Panama Live Investigation
It’s finally time! Back in February, the Panama Live community came together and collected data to learn more about when certain bird species arrive at the feeder featured on the Panama Fruit Feeder cam. A huge thank you again to everyone who participated. After months of working with the data we now have preliminary results! Whether...August 10, 2020
Seven Cam-Testable Questions You Identified in Sorting Activity
Thanks to 62 participants who helped sort 12 questions from the Wonder Board, we have now identified 7 questions that most think can be identified using cam footage. For a summary of results, see the graph below. As you can see, some questions seemed clearly testable using the cams, such as quantifying the amount of time...June 19, 2018
Situations Over Time
This week’s featured visualization displays how frequently the two most common situations at the nest occur across time—adults brooding nestlings and adults feeding nestlings. Click here to see the interactive version of this graph. In the chart above, the orange bars represent the percentage of clips each day that include brooding (i.e. when an adult sits on...January 27, 2020
Species differ in how they arrive at the feeder
When the Panama Live community discussed what to investigate, we narrowed the questions down to (1) when do six focal species arrive at the feeder, (2) does this vary from day to day, and (3) does adding food affect when birds arrive? Even though we have just three questions to answer, we have ten visualizations...August 20, 2020
Start Collecting Data for the Hawk Investigation!
It’s time—we’re ready to start collecting data for Hawk Happenings, a new name for the current investigation using the Cornell Hawks cam. The name was inspired by the community-generated question we aim to answer: “What is the frequency of certain hawk behaviors, and does this frequency vary with the weather?” Start collecting data today. No prior experience is...May 21, 2020