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Bermuda Cahows on Nonsuch Island!


Peer into the nesting burrow of a rare and endangered seabird with the help of our partners at Nonsuch Expeditions.

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January 20, 2017

Habitat Maps Teach You Bird-Friendly Habitat Management

Peanuts and sunflower seeds aren't the only things that keep the birds coming to the Cornell Lab FeederWatch Cam; the welcoming environment of the Treman Bird Feeding Garden at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology also plays an important role in attracting our feathered friends. Check out this interactive habitat map of the feeder garden from Habitat Network by clicking the link, and join in on the fun by creating a habitat map of your own yard!  

January 20, 2017

Female Red Crossbill Makes a Rare Stop in Manitouwadge, Ontario

A unique visitor stopped by the Ontario FeederWatch Cam this afternoon – a female Red Crossbill! Unlike males, female Red Crossbills aren't actually red at all. Instead, the greenish-yellow plumage on their chest and rump is paired with a blackish-brown coloration on the wings and tail-feathers. This female does, however, showcase the species namesake crossbill – a thick, curved bill with crossed tips. These stocky finches use their specialized bills to pry open the cones of conifers and expose the nutritious seeds inside! Thanks to our keen-eyed cam host, Tammie Hache, for the spot! 

January 20, 2017

Blue Jay Interrupts Hairy Woodpecker for Peanut

One thing's for sure, not even a Hairy Woodpecker can get in between a Blue Jay and its peanut.