Bird Cams Lab
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
Help Our Video Win The Public’s Choice Award
First, a huge thank you to everyone who has reviewed the draft of the report for the Battling Birds: Panama Edition investigation. We’ve just started to look at your feedback and already see that the report will be improved thanks to your thoughtful comments, edits, and questions. While we work on that, we wanted to share...May 13, 2021
Weigh In On the Final Report For Battling Birds: Panama Edition
It’s hard to believe, but we are in the last phase of the Battling Birds: Panama Edition investigation: sharing findings! We’ve worked together to observe the Panama Fruit Feeder cam, come up with a research question, collect data, explore and analyze the data, and now we are ready to share what we've done with the...April 29, 2021
We’re Wrapping Up Data Exploration For Battling Birds: Panama Edition
Last week more than 100 people joined us for a live virtual event to talk about our favorite birds on the Panama Fruit Feeder cam and the new insights we had into how different species interact with each other. If you haven’t already, we invite you to watch the archived recording and share your interpretations...April 21, 2021
Cornell Feeders Live: Data Exploration Is Around The Corner
Thank you to the 495 people who participated in the data collection phase, from tagging data to sharing your thoughts and questions on the Discussion Board. We’re excited to start digging into the incredible amount of data you collected: more than 120,000 observations! We’ll be seeking to answer two questions with this data: (1) What is...April 21, 2021
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