Bird Cams Lab - Battling Birds: Panama Edition
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
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
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
Live From Bird Cams Lab: Understanding Food Fights
Check out Bird Cams staff and Cornell Lab researcher Dr. Eliot Miller talk about the birds at the Panama Fruit Feeder and what we found out about them in the Battling Birds: Panama Edition investigation. On April 14, 106 people tuned in and shared their questions and thoughts with Cornell Lab researcher Dr. Eliot Miller and...April 16, 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 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
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
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
How To Use Disqus
What is Disqus? Disqus is an easy-to-use discussion tool that you’ll use to comment or upvote other comments in any Bird Cams Lab forum. On the forums, you’ll be able to post questions, share your thoughts, and provide links to helpful information. In this guide, we’ll show you the simple steps for getting started. Do I need...May 9, 2018
How to Choose or Refine a Good Cam-Testable Question
So you’ve identified some questions that you think could be answered with cam footage. How do you decide which ones make the best questions for an investigation? Will the answer provide interesting or valuable insights? Would investigating the question yield new insights about birds? How excited are you about investigating the question, compared with other questions? Is...May 18, 2018