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N.Y. (AP) — The giant imperial woodpecker is believed to be long extinct, but scientists are now able to study the majestic bird's foraging behavior and flight pattern in a rare segment of film discovered by Cornell University researchers.
Environmental scientist Chris Bowser pulled a tiny shrimplike creature from the muck in an eel trap as teenagers in chest waders surrounded him in the rushing Fall Kill, where they were collecting transparent baby eels. "This is called a scud, or
Some tend to cavort overhead in plain view, while others conceal themselves atop tall trees. A few are large and rambunctious, making them conspicuous targets while others are tiny and subdued...But eBird.org , a citizen-led science project led by
22 am A ringing sweet-sweet-sweet and a flash of vibrant yellow: the prothonotary warbler has made its rare presence known to a lucky New York City bird-watcher. It's included in our Most Wanted list annotated by Chris Wood of the Cornell Lab of
Opening today on the local specialty film circuit: 'Mademoiselle Chambon' French director Stephane Brize and co-writer Florence Vignon craft a lovely story of a married man and an unmarried woman...In the next-to-last scene, set in a train station, "
Maybe you have to be an American to feel the force of the legend of the ivory-billed woodpecker, sometimes known as the Lord God bird from the awed exclamations of people who caught sight of it in the dense forests of the southern states where it
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology's "All About Birds" website will be celebrated alongside film critic Roger Ebert, rock band OK Go, comedian Jim Carrey and Twitter in the 14th annual Webby Awards. The Webbys, which honor Internet achievement, were
During the four-day event in February, more than 97,200 bird checklists were submitted by an estimated 63,000 volunteer bird watchers from across the United States and Canada. National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology with Canadian
You can learn more about our feathered friends during the 13th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count today through Monday. Coordinated through the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, expert and novice bird watchers count birds
Participants in the free event will join tens of thousands of volunteers counting birds in their own backyards, local parks or wildlife refuges. Each checklist submitted by these “citizen scientists” helps researchers at the Cornell Lab of