Bird Cams Lab - Panama Feeder Resources
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
Community inspires deeper dive into the data
The Panama Live community inspired us to dig deeper into the data and create a new set of visualizations! During last week’s live webinar, Panama Live: Uncovering The Lives Of Six Tropical Feeder Birds (watch it here if you missed the live event), attendees wanted to learn more about how we collected data, including what...September 22, 2020
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
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