Bird Cams Lab
Live from Bird Cams Lab: Virtual Event Uncovers the Lives of Tropical Feeder Birds
Over 100 people tuned in to join the Bird Cams staff on September 10th in a free virtual event, “Panama Live: Uncovering The Lives Of Tropical Feeder Birds.” In the course of an hour, we watched video clips of six species that visit the Panama Fruit Feeder cam, learned about their natural history, shared new...September 16, 2020
Learn About Tropical Birds At Live Webinar
We had over 100 people weigh in to let us know when the best date and time would be to meet for our upcoming live event: Panama Live: Uncovering the lives of tropical feeder birds. Based on the responses, we’ll be meeting September 10th at 4:00 P.M. ET. Register today and save the information on...September 3, 2020
Species differ in how they arrive at the feeder
When the Panama Live community discussed what to investigate, we narrowed the questions down to (1) when do six focal species arrive at the feeder, (2) does this vary from day to day, and (3) does adding food affect when birds arrive? Even though we have just three questions to answer, we have ten visualizations...August 20, 2020
See Preliminary Findings From the Panama Live Investigation
It’s finally time! Back in February, the Panama Live community came together and collected data to learn more about when certain bird species arrive at the feeder featured on the Panama Fruit Feeder cam. A huge thank you again to everyone who participated. After months of working with the data we now have preliminary results! Whether...August 10, 2020
How many focal species are arriving throughout the day?
Welcome to the first week of Panama Live Data Exploration! Join us to dig into the data you collected to see what we can find out. Today, we’re featuring a visualization that looks at the average number of species arriving at a feeder throughout the day. For about two weeks in February, participants recorded when individuals birds...August 10, 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
We Did It!
It’s finally happened! All three nestlings tested their wings for the first time over the past few days. The first nestling left on Friday, June 12th, followed by the other two over the weekend. If you missed it, be sure to check out recent video highlights of the exciting departures. With all three nestlings having left the...June 16, 2020
Let’s reach the finish line!
Thank you to everyone who has collected data for Hawk Happenings. Over 270 people have made over 7,100 observations! We’re so excited to see the community coming together to learn more about hawk behavior. But we’re not done yet! We’re in the final stretch and need your help to cross the finish line. Help us continue...June 11, 2020
We Have Less Than Two Weeks Left!
Things are happening at Hawk Happenings. The first nestling may leave the nest as early as next week! That means we don’t have much longer to collect data. As of yesterday, over 100 people have made over 1,600 observations. That’s incredible! Thank you to everyone who has participated Have you had the chance to collect data? If not,...June 4, 2020
Collect New Data On Nestlings
Have you watched the Cornell Hawks cam recently? The nestlings are growing up so fast! Last week we launched data collection for the newly named Hawk Happenings investigation. 52 people have collected 305 observations! Today, we’ve switch the data collection buttons about brooding for ones about nestling activity. The nestlings are now old enough to maintain their body...May 27, 2020