• January 09, 2024
Tinder for Akikiki
A study model that’s stuff tabbed an avian version of the dating app Tinder is showing that giving females a bit of nomination between prospective mates can drastically modernize the output...
  • January 09, 2024
An Eye for Beauty: Remembering Tom Johnson
In July 2023, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology polity lost a dear friend and colleague when Tom Johnson passed yonder unexpectedly at the age of 35. Tom’s no-go skills in photography,...
  • June 09, 2023
Bird Cams Chat Guidelines
We welcome everyone to participate in the live chat. Our yack is managed by volunteer moderators who help to wordplay questions and who alimony the yack a safe, welcoming, and...
  • June 09, 2023
June 2023 eBirder of the Month Challenge
By Team eBird May 31, 2023 Olrog’s Gull Larus atlanticus© Federico RubioMacaulay LibraryeBird This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, can help you create lasting memories through written notes....
  • March 27, 2023
Why Birds Hit Windowsand How You Can Help Prevent It
Photo by Susan Spear/Cornell Lab. For birds, glass windows are worse than invisible. By reflecting foliage or sky, they squint like inviting places to fly into. And considering the sheer number of...
  • January 24, 2023
Bird Profile: American Tree Sparrow
American Tree Sparrow. Illustration by Bartels Science Illustrator Charlotte Holden. From the Winter 2023 issue of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now. More From Living BirdLiving Bird Winter 2023—Table Of ContentsLiving Bird Magazine—Latest IssueLiving Bird Magazine Archives Though they...
  • October 14, 2022
Meet the Chihuahuan Meadowlark
Chihuahuan Meadowlark by Jack Parlapiano/Macaulay Library. From the Autumn 2022 issue of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now. More From Living BirdLiving Bird Autumn 2022—Table of ContentsLiving Bird Magazine—Latest IssueLiving Bird Magazine Archives According...
  • October 14, 2022
In a Hopeful First, American Crows Survive West Nile Virus
American Crow by Bryan Calk/Macaulay Library. From the Autumn 2022 issue of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now. More From Living BirdLiving Bird Autumn 2022—Table of ContentsLiving Bird Magazine—Latest IssueLiving Bird Magazine Archives Cornell...
  • October 14, 2022
Gallery: Embroidered Birds for the Eye and Ear
Clockwise from top left: Three-wattled Bellbird, Sandhill Crane, Nocturnal Curassow, Musician Wren. Embroidery by Ana Luiza Catalano. From the Autumn 2022 issue of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now. More From Living BirdLiving...
  • October 14, 2022
State of the Birds Report 2022
We Can Bend the Curve to Bring Birds Back The United States and Canada have lost 3 billion tastefulness birds since 1970—a loss of 1 in 4 birds, equal to research...
  • October 03, 2022
How do we know an animal is Endangered?
Over 40,000 unprepossessing species are currently threatened with extinction, and it is believed that up to 338 vertebrate species have been lost to extinction in the past 500 years. Photo by...
  • October 03, 2022
Be a Part of the Wildlife ACTive Pack
Join Wildlife ACT’s Wonderful Network of Humans that make our VITAL CONSERVATION WORK possible! If you haven’t once – Donate $10 (R150) per month or increasingly to join and KEEP WILDLIFE...
  • September 28, 2022
Brewers Sparrow
May 9th, 2020: Global Big Day…by bike Every year, eBird’s Global Big Day falls either on, or slightly after, my birthday. So it’s unchangingly my birthday present to myself to make...
  • September 28, 2022
Olive-sided Flycatcher
May 13th, 2020: Mini-midday-fallout at Queen Elizabeth Park Queen Elizabeth Park was PACKED with birds today. So packed that I made a trip surpassing (eBird list) and without lunch (eBird list)....
  • September 28, 2022
White-faced Ibis
May 19th, 2020: Lots of wanderlust and lots of birds! With a few of the later migrants coming through town now, I was excited to visit variegated (non-woodland) habitats today. I’ve...
  • September 28, 2022
Western Kingbird
May 26th, 2020: So many unconfined birds at Colony Farm!! I was excited to throne out to Colony Farm Regional Park today to meet with a birding friend for some social...
  • September 01, 2022
Black-headed Grosbeak
June 3rd, 2020: It’s nonflexible to get bored of the big colourful ones… Not that we overly really get “bored” of a bird. But the worthier migrants that come through a...
  • September 01, 2022
Bewicks Wren
June 11th, 2020: An afternoon at Burnaby Lake I decided to velocipede out to Burnaby Lake Regional Park this afternoon. Not a unconfined time of day to go birding. But it...
  • September 01, 2022
A free birddares to claim the sky
A few comments on our current cultural moment, through the lens of birding. It’s been unconfined to see all of the recent support for Black birders, pursuit #BlackBirdersWeek! Indeed, there has...
  • September 01, 2022
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
June 21st, 2020: Summer in QE Park… …isn’t particularly birdy. That is, it’s quieted lanugo significantly now that most birds have nested at least once. There’s still worriedness of course, and...
  • September 01, 2022
House Sparrow
June 28th, 2020: You can’t go birding every week. I certainly try to! But this week, I was largely immobile thanks to some when spasms. Ugh. After a tuft of drugs,...
  • September 01, 2022
Policies for the planet
Forest & Bird has published a three-year plan for nature superiority of September’s unstipulated election. New Zealanders love nature and want to protect it. It is part of our identity, the...
  • September 01, 2022
Marine protection misses Catlins coast
Long Point in the Catlins By Fergus Sutherland, Papatowai conservationist The South East Marine Protection Forum, of which I was a member, was asked to obtain a consensus on a network...
  • September 01, 2022
How Do Bugs, Moths and Butterflies Hibernate?
Monarchs perform one of the most famous migrations in the world, but not all of their fellow fliers escape to the south. Most butterflies and most other insects don’t migrate. Instead,...