Bird Cams Lab
Panama Feeder Video Recap and New Poll
Take the poll In the video above, we summarize the great discussions the community has had on the Question Design Board and introduce the next step: final refinement of our question for the investigation. Now we’d love your help with designing the study. The topic selected by participants is, “When do different bird species arrive at the...January 15, 2020
Panama Fruit Feeder Investigation Finalized After Final Poll
The community has spoken! After the most recent poll for your input about designing the study, we now have final, revised research questions: When do focal species arrive at the feeder, and how does this vary from day to day? Does the timing of food affect when birds arrive at the feeder? We also have a final...January 28, 2020
Panama Live Data Collection Complete!
We just finished the data collection phase for the Panama Live investigation! Thank you to the 60 people that watched the live cam and tagged their observations over the past two weeks. We logged over 11,000 observations from February 10 - 24. That’s a lot of data! We also wanted to thank everyone that participated on...February 25, 2020
Panama Live: From Observations to Visualizations
Panama is home to hundreds of tropical bird species, many of which we know very little about. The 24/7 Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Panama Fruit Feeder Cam, located at the Canopy Lodge in the Anton Valley, gives us a window into that world and a chance to see these species up close! While researchers have...June 30, 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
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
Poll: Questions For The Panama Fruit Feeder Investigation
We've closed the poll! See the results here. ------------------------------------------------ We’d love your input! By watching the cam and recording data, participants in the Bird Cams Lab can help us discover new information about the birds at the fruit feeder. Which question should we investigate? Answer the questions below to help us get started. Later we'll reflect on the...December 13, 2019
Questions in Hand, We Look At What’s Next
After weeks of discussions, 340 people ranked 5 proposed questions that are possible to investigate on the Cornell Hawks cam, using four criteria: interesting, specific, measurable, and feasible. Thank you to everyone who voted! The two questions that rose to the top are about incubation and hawk behaviors: We’ll plan to answer the first question about incubation...May 13, 2020
Results are in for Battling Birds!
We are excited to share that, thanks to a tremendous effort from the Bird Cams Lab community, the second round of Battling Birds is complete and the results are in! First, we want to thank everyone who participated in the project. We could not have done it without you. In 10 months, over 3,000 Battling Birds...April 24, 2020
Results In Hand, Data Collection Right Around The Corner
369 participants vote on what data we will collect for Battling Birds: Panama Edition Two Collared Aracaris on the Panama Fruit Feeder after each displaced a Chestnut-headed Oropendola. Clip cut by Bird Cams Lab participant Rysx. The Results After weeks of discussion on the Wonder Board and a live webinar with Dr. Eliot Miller and Bird Cams staff, 369...January 13, 2021