News tagged with bird watchers

Birds vanishing in the Philippines

The number of birds flying south to important wintering grounds in the Philippines has fallen sharply this year, with experts saying the dramatic demise of wetlands and hunting are to blame.

dateJan 25, 2011 in Ecology
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What's that bird? Check your smart phone

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has released a free iPhone app to help people identify 285 birds in North America. Created with support from the National Science Foundation, the app asks just five questions, then displays ...

dateJan 15, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Hunting, birdwatching boosts conservation action

What inspires people to support conservation? As concerns grow about the sustainability of our modern society, this question becomes more important. A new study by researchers at Cornell University provides one simple answer: ...

dateMar 10, 2015 in Ecology
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