News and Notes

Meet the birds of your community with Reserva Toh in Quitana Roo, Mexico!

December 5th – December 8th, 2018
Quintana Roo, Mexico

The Toh Foundation (Fundación Toh), a winner of Cornell’s Lab of Ornithology Latin America and Caribbean mini-grants, held four environmental...

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Photo © Mitchell

Funky Nests in Funky Places 2019

Funky Nests in Funky Places 2019 is underway! Send in your funny, funky nests for this quirky contest. What prompts...

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Photo © Jorge

Making Art with Friends of Birds in Popayán, Colombia!

November 13th – November 15th, 2018
Popayán, Colombia

The Wipala Cultural Collective (Colectivo Cultural Wipala), one of the winning organizations of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s mini-grants for...

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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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Find books, teaching materials, community events and other enrichment resources.

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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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