Cornell Feeders Live Updates
- February 25, 2021
Live From Bird Cams Lab: Birds, Feeders, And Science
Watch Bird Cams staff share highlights from the Cornell Feeders Live investigation, and answer the community’s questions. On February 23, 244 people tuned in to learn more about the newest Bird Cams Lab investigation, Cornell Feeders Live, and the cam it’s based on, the Cornell FeederWatch cam. Bird Cams staff highlighted discussions on the Wonder Board...
- February 22, 2021
Birds, Feeders, and Science Oh My! What Can We Discover Together?
Tune in to learn more about the birds on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's FeederWatch cam and Cornell Feeders Live, Bird Cams Lab's newest scientific investigation that is already underway! Right now, the Bird Cams Lab community is in the midst of deciding what question to investigate with the Cornell FeederWatch cam in an online...
- February 15, 2021
Watch and Wonder On the Cornell Feeders Live Wonder Board
Watch the Cornell FeederWatch cam and ask questions with the rest of the Bird Cams Lab community in the first phase of the Cornell Feeders Live investigation. Whether you are a long-time viewer or have never watched the cam, we invite you to be a part of the discussion. As you watch birds fly in and...
- February 12, 2021
The Data Tool: Live Tagging
For the Cornell Feeders Live investigation, we'll be using a recently developed live data tagging tool. We first used this tool for Panama Live. In that investigation we documented the arrival patterns of six species on the Panama Fruit Feeder cam. When brainstorming questions in the “Wonder” Board, let your curiosity run wild and post whatever...
- February 9, 2021
A New Investigation!
We’re launching the next Bird Cams Lab investigation, Cornell Feeders Live, and you’re invited! Join us to watch the Cornell FeederWatch cam, located just outside the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and learn more about the birds that visit the feeders. For this investigation, we’ll work together to identify what question we want to answer and then collect...
- November 6, 2019
What Can We Investigate With the Live Data Tagging Tool?
We’re excited to introduce a new Live Data Tagging tool that we’ll use to collect data for a new Bird Cams Lab investigation on the Panama Fruit Feeder cam. Never before have we been able to tag data right as the action is happening! When brainstorming questions in the “Wonder” Board, let your curiosity run...
- May 18, 2018
How to Choose or Refine a Good Cam-Testable Question
So you’ve identified some questions that you think could be answered with cam footage. How do you decide which ones make the best questions for an investigation? Will the answer provide interesting or valuable insights? Would investigating the question yield new insights about birds? How excited are you about investigating the question, compared with other questions? Is...
- May 18, 2018
What Kinds of Questions Can We Investigate?
Watching the Bird Cams can generate all kinds of questions. Some questions may have answers already based on past research. Other questions may not have answers yet—but could be answered by collecting and analyzing data from the cams. It’s those questions we hope to identify for potential investigations. As you encounter questions, try categorizing each one: ...
- May 9, 2018
How To Use Disqus
What is Disqus? Disqus is an easy-to-use discussion tool that you’ll use for the “Wonder Board” activity. The purpose of the activity is to help brainstorm, discuss, and ultimately select questions that could lead to scientific studies based on what you’ve seen on the cams. You’ll be able to post questions, share your thoughts, and provide...
- May 8, 2018
Video: A 3-minute Introduction to the Bird Cams Lab