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New website can identify birds using photos

In a breakthrough for computer vision and for bird watching, researchers and bird enthusiasts have enabled computers to achieve a task that stumps most humans—identifying hundreds of bird species pictured ...

dateJun 04, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Bird ranges shift north, but not as fast as climate

(PhysOrg.com) -- As warmer winter temperatures become more common, one way for some animals to adjust is to shift their ranges northward. But a new study of 59 North American bird species indicates that doing ...

dateMar 28, 2012 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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Panel calls for protecting world's largest forest

At least half of Canada's 1.4 billion acre boreal forest, the largest remaining intact wilderness on Earth, must be protected to maintain the area's current wildlife and ecological systems, according to a ...

dateAug 02, 2013 in Ecology
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