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Tribute in Light

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

How the 9/11 Tribute in Light is helping us learn about bird migration by becoming a model of bird collision risk-monitoring and avoidance.
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Have You Read Our September eNews?

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Lessons learned at the 9/11 Tribute in Light; the Helmeted Hornbill's drastic declines due to poaching; a hometown bluebird success story; and more.
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Year of the Bird: September

Monday, September 03, 2018

For September's Year of the Bird action, help migratory birds travel safely by learning how to prevent bird collisions with your windows.
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Celebrate the Endangered Species Act

Sunday, September 02, 2018

Enjoy a special slideshow of the gorgeous birds that have been saved by the Endangered Species Act.
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Take the September eBird Challenge

Saturday, September 01, 2018

Submit 15 eligible checklists from one eBird location in September, and you could win a pair of Zeiss Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars.
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September Bird Academy/eBird Giveaway

Friday, August 31, 2018

Every eligible eBird checklist that you submit this month gives you a chance to win free access to Bird Academy's course Be a Better Birder: Duck and Waterfowl Identification Series.
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The Mission to Save the Helmeted Hornbill From Poachers

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Together with National Geographic, we bring worldwide attention to a fantastical bird in Southeast Asia rapidly declining due to poaching.
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Birdcast: Which Birds are Headed Your Way?

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Our BirdCast team can predict which nights migrants will be on the move—which spells good birding for the morning after.
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Condor Cam Chick Growing Fast

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

We've launched a new camera angle on our California Condor cam—see if you can catch a view of the youngster as it spreads its wings!
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Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events

Monday, August 27, 2018

Our Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events webpage can help plan your next birding trip. Look through listings by calendar or on a map, and start planning your road trip right from the page.
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