Bird Cams Lab - Hawk Resources
The Final Results Are In!
More Than A Thousand Participants Surfaced New Data On Hawk Vocalizations Since May 2018, more than 1,400 members of the Hawk Talk project put on their citizen-science caps and joined other viewers and scientists on a mission to reveal new insights from the Red-tailed Hawk cam. The community watched the cam, exchanged questions about the hawks,...March 19, 2020
Live from the Bird Cams Lab: Q&A Session about Hawk Talk Data Visualizations
Red-tailed Hawk cam viewers and Hawk Talk participants joined the Bird Cams Lab team on February 3rd to discuss the project’s preliminary findings. Charles Eldermire, the Project Leader, kicked things off by welcoming everyone and orienting them to the Zoom tool we were using for the session. Then he went off screen to monitor the chat...February 5, 2020
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
Join Us For A Live Question & Answer Session about Hawk Talk Visualizations
The Bird Cams Lab team invites the community to join us for a live discussion about the preliminary findings from the Hawk Talk project. We invite you to simply listen in, ask questions, or point out neat things you’ve noticed. In 2018, we embarked on a scientific investigation with the Red-tailed Hawk cam community. We talked...January 27, 2020
Last week we found out that when nestling were vocalizing, they were also primarily being fed or the adult was brooding. This week, we’ll dig deeper into both nestling and adult vocalizations to see if and how they change over time. Click here to see the interactive version of this graph. In the chart above we focus...January 22, 2020
What’s Happening When Hawks Vocalize?
Welcome to the first week of Hawk Talk Data Exploration! Let's dig into the data you collected to see what we can find out. Today we're featuring a visualization that looks at what the hawks were doing when they were vocalizing. Click here to see the interactive version of this graph. This chart helps us begin to explore...January 16, 2020
Hawk Talk: From Zooniverse to Here
Red-tailed Hawks are found across North America, and their calls are so iconic that moviegoers around the globe have heard hawk calls used by producers to depict Bald Eagles in films. Even though the raspy call of the Red-tailed Hawk and other vocalizations have been documented by researchers on the ground, Red-tailed Hawk vocalizations have...November 21, 2019
Hawk Talk Data Collection is Complete!
We finished collecting the the data set for Hawk Talk on August 23rd. Thank you to everyone that helped us cross the finish line. Over 1,400 contributors classified over 47,000 classifications on over 8,000 subjects. That's incredible! Now we'll take the data and create interactive data visuals for us to explore how the data answers our...August 29, 2019
Tag Data on our new Zooniverse Project “Hawk Talk”February 5, 2019
An Exciting Question, and a Look Ahead
After weeks of brainstorming, sorting, and discussing questions, we now have a winning question to investigate, based on more than 100 votes cast. Out of the seven proposed questions, the runaway winner was “Do the hawks use different kinds of calls in different situations at the nest?” We also saw strong interest in other questions as well....July 13, 2018