Bird Cams Lab
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
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
Tune Into A Live Conversation With Dr. Eliot Miller
Tune in to learn more about the birds on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Panama Fruit Feeder cam and Bird Cams Lab's newest scientific investigation that is already underway! We'll be talking with Dr. Eliot Miller, a researcher at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, who has teamed up with the Bird Cams Lab community to learn...December 11, 2020
Battling Birds: Panama Edition Launches
Join the Bird Cams Lab community in the newest investigation, Battling Birds: Panama Edition. Just like the first Battling Birds investigation, we want to learn more about what birds are doing at a feeder. However, this time we'll virtually be in Panama, watching the Panama Fruit Feeder cam! As we designed Panama Live, the last investigation...December 8, 2020
The Data Tool: Zooniverse
To figure out what’s going on between the birds on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Panama Fruit Feeder cam, we will be using Zooniverse’s video tagging tool to collect data from recorded video footage. Zooniverse is a free, easy-to-use online platform that hosts hundreds of citizen science projects in which volunteers collect data from images...December 7, 2020
Welcome Dr. Miller!
We’re about to launch Battling Birds: Panama Edition, our next investigation around the Panama Fruit Feeder cam with Dr. Eliot Miller. He is the Collections Development Manager for the Cornell Lab’s Macaulay Library, and has previously researched the social lives of birds at North American feeders. Now, he’s teaming up with the Bird Cams Lab...December 3, 2020
Hawk Happenings: A Visual Summary And A Look Ahead
Check out highlights from each phase of the Hawk Happenings investigation. We've put together a visual summary of the Hawk Happenings investigation, highlighting each phase and the hard work done by the community. Below the infographic, we invite you to let us know which phase of the investigation was your favorite. If you'd like to dig...December 1, 2020
Hawk Happenings: The Final Results Are In!
Red-tailed Hawks Change Their Behavior With Temperature, Time of Day, And Age of Nestlings The Bird Cams Lab community, now 4,393 people strong, came together with scientists this past spring to learn more about the Red-tailed Hawk family seen on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Red-tailed Hawk cam. After proposing and discussing several interesting research questions,...November 24, 2020
Panama Live: The Road We’ve Traveled
Look back at the work done by the Bird Cams Lab community for the Panama Live investigation. We've put together an infographic to walk through each phase of the Panama Live investigation from start to finish. If you'd like to dig deeper into any of the phases, learn more about what we found, or sign up...November 23, 2020
Panama Live: The Final Results Are In!
Cam Viewers Collected Data In Real Time And Made Discoveries About The Foraging Patterns of Tropical Feeder Birds For the first time ever, viewers from around the world collaborated with scientists to collect data in real time while watching the Panama Fruit Feeder cam in an investigation called Panama Live. From February 10 - 24, more...November 17, 2020