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Ornithology -- Study and teaching

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Cornell Lab of Ornithology

New research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology points to acid rain as a major cause of songbird decline, where previous research focused on forest fragmentation. Along with a press release and a downloadable Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) version of the entire study, the site includes other ornithological resources, news items, and information about the lab.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology: All About Birds

A Cornell Lab of Ornithology creation, this All About Birds website provides birders with a wealth of resources. The website features a first-rate online bird guide with photos, songs and calls, range maps, and information on reproduction, behavior, habitat, and more. The site's Birding 1, 2, 3 program offers instructions for identifying birds, where to go birding, and how to report observations...
Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Urban Bird Studies

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has distinguished itself by creating great public-oriented educational programs. Representing this tradition of public outreach, the Lab's Urban Bird Studies program encourages urbanites to participate in a global data collection project that will be utilized by scientists at the Cornell Lab. Anyone can participate, and project participants can choose from various...
Ornithology: the Science of Birds

This extensive ornithology website was created by Dr. Roger Lederer, a veteran ornithologist and professor of Biological Sciences at California State University, Chico. Dr. Lederer’s site is a well-organized portal to a plethora of bird information websites in such areas as Migration; Birds in the Backyard; Raptors; Feeding Birds; Teacher Resources; Songs and Calls, and more. The website also...
Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Education Program

From the highly regarded Cornell Lab of Ornithology, this online Educator's Guide offers "activity ideas and support materials to learn about birds and conduct inquiry-based research." The Guide contains 10 introductory activities that encourage students to become a species specialist, go on a bird walk, set up a bird feeder, color in a downloadable Bird Coloring Book, and more. The website also...

There are in fact many, many sites about ornithology, but few have as much of a user-friendly and lively appearance as Geobirds. Billed as "your online birding community", the site contains sections like "What bird was that?�, "Share", and "Learn". In the "What bird was that?� area, visitors are taken into the colorful "BirdBrain" interface, which allows them the opportunity to navigate around...
Ornithologists continue quest to locate the ivory-billed woodpecker

Ivory-billed Woodpecker Chat [Real Player] The Search for the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Audubon: Ivory-billed woodpecker Ivory-billed woodpecker [pdf] Big Woods Conservation...
Cornell Lab of Ornithology: BirdSleuth K-12: Free Resources

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology offers this collection of resources designed to engage K-12 learners with all things bird-related. Here, educators, youth workers, and parents will find eight hands-on activities. In an activity called Investigating Evidence, lessons are designed to take place over a series of classes or sessions and allows learners of all ages to formulate their own research...