Bird Cams Lab - Cornell Feeders Live
Cornell Feeders Live Report Wraps Up Bird Cams Lab
Thanks to the thoughtful feedback of 15 reviewers, we are now in the last phase of the Cornell Feeders Live investigation: sharing findings. We invite you to read the report and share it with your family and friends. In the report, we document all the work we accomplished together as a community, and what the...July 30, 2021
Cornell Feeders Live Final Report
Summary Hundreds of people came together to work with researchers to design an investigation that looked at the birds visiting the Cornell FeederWatch cam. After weeks of sharing observations, discussing, and taking a vote, the community decided to investigate visitation patterns of eight species and the ways in which these patterns could be affected by...July 30, 2021
Wrapping Up the Final Investigation!
Thanks to all participants who contributed to the Cornell Feeders Live investigation for Bird Cams Lab, we are on track to release a final report showcasing the community’s findings soon. If you would like to help review a draft of the report, please reply to this email or contact firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, July 13. We...July 8, 2021
Birds Don’t Check The Temperature Before Visiting The Feeder
For the Cornell Feeders Live investigation, we have shared visualizations that highlight (1) the sampling effort (i.e., amount of time watched) and (2) when the study species visited the feeding station. This second set of visualizations helped us start to answer our first research question: What is the daily visitation pattern of different species at...June 22, 2021
Live From Bird Cams Lab: A Webinar About What Goes On At The Cornell Feeders
Go behind-the-scenes with Bird Cams staff to learn more about the Cornell FeederWatch cam and check out the data visualizations from the Cornell Feeders Live investigation. On June 16, 164 people tuned in for an engaging hour all about the Cornell FeederWatch cam. Bird Cams staff showed where the cam is located at the Cornell Lab...June 17, 2021
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
We were almost always watching!
For two weeks, the Bird Cams Lab and Bird Cams community came together to tag data in real time from the Cornell FeederWatch cam. At the end of data collection, the community amassed over 120,000 observations of the eight study species visiting the feeding station: American Goldfinch, Black-capped Chickadee, Blue Jay, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Red-winged Blackbird,...June 1, 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
What was the weather like during data collection for Cornell Feeders Live?
When we came together to figure out what to study with the Cornell FeederWatch cam, many people in the community were interested in the effects of weather. Several people shared their observations at their own bird feeders and their predictions for how weather would affect birds’ behavior at the feeder. “I would really like to see...May 27, 2021
Cornell Feeders Live: From Observations to Visualizations
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s FeederWatch cam gives us a window into the lives of birds seen at backyard feeders in the Northeast United States. While many of the species are considered common and well-researched, we can still make discoveries in the context of their behavior at a bird feeder. Back in February, the Bird Cams...May 26, 2021