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Funky Nests 2019

Have you noticed any nests in your neighborhood? No? Are you sure? Go outside this spring and check out store...

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Photo © DapaViva

The DapaViva Foundation Exploring Birds with Binoculars!

March 3rd, 2019
Valle del Cauca, Colombia

The DapaViva Foundation (La Fundación DapaViva), the winner of a mini-grant for binoculars from Optics for Tropics and the Cornell...

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Photo © SalaPajearer

Go Bird Watching in Yucatan!—Children of the El Naranjal community enjoy their local birds

December 15th, 2018
Yucatan, Mexico

Sal a Pajarear Yucatan (Go Bird Watching in Yucatan) is a Mexican organization dedicated to promoting the appreciation, observation, and...

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We Need Your Data! It’s Easy and Fun!

1. Learn to identify your regional birds.

2. Choose your birdwatching area.

3. Watch birds for 10 minutes a day for 3 days.

4. Report your results!

Connect to the outdoors through art

Explore the arts as a way to connect even deeper with the outdoors, or as a doorway to the outdoors.

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Mother and daughter planting garden

Discover gardening tips for urban areas

These green mini-oasis contribute to the beauty of neighborhoods, help build community spirit, and provide places for children and adults...

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Line of pigeons in the city of New York with buildings behind Photo © Sam Aronov

Learn about the birds where you live!

Learn about the regional species of birds we focus on in the Celebrate Urban Birds project!

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