Bird Cams Lab
The Interactions Behind The Rankings
This past winter, a community of more than 1,000 people watched and recorded data in video clips taken from the Panama Fruit Feeder cam. They recorded two key pieces of information: (1) whenever one bird attempted to take the perch or food of another bird, known as a displacement), and (2) whether this displacement was...April 15, 2021
Bigger The Bird, Bigger The Punch
On the Cornell Lab’s Panama Fruit Feeder cam, there are dozens of charismatic bird species who visit a feeding table filled with fruit and rice. Staff at the Canopy Lodge, where the feeding table is located, have to restock it every couple hours because many times the birds eat through everything. When these species come to...April 12, 2021
Tag Data And Register For Upcoming Webinar
As of yesterday, the Bird Cams Lab community has grown to over 7,900 people. Welcome newcomers! We are thrilled to have you join our community of co-creators. Right now there are two investigations underway with two different cams, (1) Battling Birds with the Panama Fruit Feeder cam and (2) Cornell Feeders Live with the Cornell FeederWatch...April 7, 2021
Welcome to Data Collection for Cornell Feeders Live!
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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
Dig Into The Data From Battling Birds: Panama
Explore the data collected by over 1,000 volunteers. Thanks again to everyone who collected data for Battling Birds: Panama Edition. Since the end of data collection in February, we’ve been working with volunteer programmer Peter Mason to extract the data from Zooniverse and analyze what your observations mean. To learn more about the data extraction process,...March 23, 2021
Deciphering the Battling Birds: Panama Data
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Panama Fruit Feeder cam gives us a window into the tropical forests of Panama and the birds that reside there. While many of the species seen on the cam are well known (and colorful), there isn’t much known about how these birds relate to each other in the context of...March 22, 2021
Votes Are In and Data Collection Starts Soon
749 people weighed in on what we should collect for the Cornell Feeders Live investigation The Results In the past month, Bird Cams Lab participants shared what they want to learn more about and discussed questions we could potentially investigate with the Cornell FeederWatch cam. In the most recent set of discussions on the Question Design Board,...March 19, 2021
It’s Time To Vote!
It’s time to choose what data we will collect for the Cornell Feeders Live investigation. Over the past two weeks, the Bird Cams Lab community has worked together to share and discuss ideas on the Wonder Board and Question Design Board. The community is full of curiosity and has proposed many interesting questions. Given that we...March 11, 2021
Cornell Feeders Live Question Design
This section is currently inactive. We've finished brainstorming. See the most recent project updates. Which Question to Investigate? The observations and the discussion on the Wonder Board generated a variety of questions, and we've summarized the questions with the most upvotes into five groups to focus the conversation on honing the most interesting and answerable questions before we...March 1, 2021