Bird Cams Lab - Battling Birds: Panama Edition
Bigger The Bird, Bigger The Punch
On the Cornell Lab’s Panama Fruit Feeder cam, there are dozens of charismatic bird species who visit a feeding table filled with fruit and rice. Staff at the Canopy Lodge, where the feeding table is located, have to restock it every couple hours because many times the birds eat through everything. When these species come to...April 12, 2021
Tag Data And Register For Upcoming Webinar
As of yesterday, the Bird Cams Lab community has grown to over 7,900 people. Welcome newcomers! We are thrilled to have you join our community of co-creators. Right now there are two investigations underway with two different cams, (1) Battling Birds with the Panama Fruit Feeder cam and (2) Cornell Feeders Live with the Cornell FeederWatch...April 7, 2021
It’s Time To Explore!
We’re ready! Join us in the next phase of the Battling Birds: Panama Edition investigation–data exploration. We’ve completed the first three phases (observe, question, collect data), and now it’s time to look at data visualizations. Regardless of your involvement with Battling Birds so far, we invite you to explore the data, ask questions, and be a...March 23, 2021
Dig Into The Data From Battling Birds: Panama
Explore the data collected by over 1,000 volunteers. Thanks again to everyone who collected data for Battling Birds: Panama Edition. Since the end of data collection in February, we’ve been working with volunteer programmer Peter Mason to extract the data from Zooniverse and analyze what your observations mean. To learn more about the data extraction process,...March 23, 2021
Deciphering the Battling Birds: Panama Data
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Panama Fruit Feeder cam gives us a window into the tropical forests of Panama and the birds that reside there. While many of the species seen on the cam are well known (and colorful), there isn’t much known about how these birds relate to each other in the context of...March 22, 2021
Data Collection Is A Wrap For Battling Birds: Panama Edition!
Over 1,000 volunteers finish collecting data ahead of schedule! We’re super excited to announce that Battling Birds: Panama Edition finished collecting data last week. We were completely taken by surprise because we had estimated that data collection would finish this week. The early completion of data collection was made possible by the 1,346 people who completed 134,848...February 22, 2021
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