Monday, February 06, 2017

Cornel Lab of Ornithology eBird News

In this issue:

  • Find your dream job at eBird
  • Join the Great Backyard Bird Count!
  • Young Birders Event 2017: 6-9 July
  • Learn how to record bird sounds with the Macaulay Library
  • eBirder of the Month: shared checklists
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  A monthly newsletter from Team eBird at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Dream jobs with Team eBird

Does your current job make you feel as grumpy as this Southern Rockhopper Penguin looks? Come join the eBird team! We have technical positions open for work on everything from iOS mobile development to database support. See the full list of jobs.

Macaulay Library Audio Workshop

Have you ever wanted to record the songs and calls of birds you hear? The Cornell Lab's Macaulay Library is giving a workshop from June 11-18 that can get you started with audio recording! Whether you're a beginner or a long-time recordist, this opportunity has the avian audio resources you're looking for. Learn more here.

Young Birders Event: 6-9 July

The Young Birders Event brings together high-school aged students with a passion for birds and an interest in pursuing a career with birds. Participants will meet people who have successful careers that involve birds in a variety of ways including biologists, geneticists, audio specialists, and computer scientists. Find more details here.

Merlin Costa Rica—photos needed!

Do you wish that you could use Merlin Bird ID wherever you traveled in the world? Any bird identification a few taps away, all for free? All of your eBird sightings and uploaded photos already help make this possible—and a few specific photos of Costa Rican birds would be especially helpful right now! See the list of target species here.

Join the GBBC!

February is Great Backyard Bird Count month! Get a friend to join in the GBBC fun from February 17-20—all you have to do to participate is enter sightings in eBird!

Counting Feeder Birds

Do you ever wonder how to best count the birds coming to your feeders? We've got some feeder eBirding tips and tricks for you here.

Zeiss eBirder of the Month

In February, bird with friends to have a chance to receive a new ZEISS Conquest HD 8×42 binocular. Every eligible list that is shared with a friend you were birding with gives each of you a chance to win! See more.

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