Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative

A cooperative partnership to deliver the full spectrum of bird conservation emphasizing volunteer stewardship.

Month: February 2019

Great Backyard Bird Count: February 15-18

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Running from February 15-18, this fun and easy event provides scientists a snapshot of late winter bird populations worldwide. And it’s not even limited to your backyard! Go birding anywhere you want for at least 15 minutes and report the birds you can identify. Learn more >>>

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How Chickadees and Other Small Birds Survive Severe Cold

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Brrrr! It’s been cold across the state of late, creating challenges for us and many wildlife alike. Small birds like chickadees seem especially vulnerable yet time and again they persist. How do they do it? In short, a mix of behavioral and physiological adaptations. Learn more >>>

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Pledge Your Time & Skills to Citizen Science

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Wisconsin’s Citizen-Based Monitoring Network is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2019. Learn about Wisconsin’s history of citizen-based monitoring and how you can join the celebration here, and make a pledge to volunteer with citizen-based monitoring in 2019! Learn more >>>

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NABCI Releases Three New Products for Bird Conservation

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The North American Bird Conservation Initiative (NABCI) recently released three products to help focus efforts, identify opportunities, and highlight successes in the bird conservation community. These included National Bird Conservation Priorities, a Bird Conservation Relevancy Toolkit, and Human Dimensions Success Stories with Story Map. Learn more >>>

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New Trend Data Available via eBird and Audubon CBCs

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eBird Status and Trends Assessments Now Available A new era of eBird Science is here: Status and Trends. Your sightings to www.ebird.org and novel analysis methods have combined to create detailed population information for 107 species of North American birds. Learn more and explore exciting new results here. Citizen science at its finest! Christmas Bird […]

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