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Cornell Post-doc Bryce Robinson handling a Red-tailed Hawk for the Red-tailed Hawk project
BOW Team September 11, 2023
Our 2023-2024 webinar season is stacking up nicely. You can look forward to several fascinating discussions on topics related to taxonomy, phylogeny, storm-petrels, Red-tailed Hawks, and Australia's Black Falcons.
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BOW Team September 5, 2023
Watch this video of John Mittermeier, Director of the Search for Lost Birds Project at American Bird Conservancy. John shared stories from recent Lost Birds expeditions and described how these searches support conservation efforts around the world.
Roberts 8 species account: South African Shelduck
BOW Team May 30, 2023
Thanks to a unique publishing partnership with the John Voelcker Bird Book Fund (JVBBF), the entire "Roberts 8" revision project will be published online at Birds of the World.
eBird abudance map for Boat-billed Flycatcher
BOW Team March 30, 2023
This BOW Discovery Webinar goes behind the scenes to help users understand how eBird Status & Trends products are made and how they are being applied in research and conservation. Ornithologists and conservation practitioners are especially welcome!
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BOW Team March 20, 2023
The new “Hybridization” sections on each species account include multimedia of known hybrids along with narrative content about the ecology, evolution, and conservation of the parent species.
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BOW Team March 6, 2023
Thanks for joining us for our webinar, Hybridization in Birds. If you’d like to revisit the presentation, or if you missed it the first time, you can watch the recording here. In December, we added a new section of content to species accounts called “Hybridization.” This section dynamically integrates multimedia of known hybrids into species accounts […]
Kinglet Calyptura
February 3, 2023
Thanks for joining us for our webinar, Kinglet Calyptura – The Lost Jewel of the Atlantic Forest by Guy Kirwan on 15 February. If you’d like to revisit Guy’s presentation, or if you missed it the first time, you can watch the recording here.
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BOW Team December 12, 2022
Peter Pyle has spent his career trying to understand and document bird molts and plumages. In this webinar, Peter will present a crash course in molt and discuss the many things one can learn from its close examination.
Black-and-chestnut Eagle in flight, Peru. © Tomás Rivas Fuenzalida | Fundación Ñankulafkén
BOW Team November 24, 2022
In this all-new, comprehensive review for Birds of the World, authors Tomás Rivas-Fuenzalida, Juan Manuel Grande, Sebastián Kohn, Félix Hernán Vargas and Santiago Zuluaga Castañeda update the status of knowledge of the species, including unpublished information and works in preparation.
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November 18, 2022
eBird Essentials—a free course for people of all birding experience levels—is now available in Spanish. Discover how eBird can support your passion for birds and how your participation can help us to better understand bird populations