• Female Cerulean Warbler Recorded Singing in Indiana

    One year ago - By All About Birds

    Female bird song
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    By Kathi Borgmann 17 Jul 2019
    Cerulean Warbler
    Cerulean Warbler Setophaga cerulea
    © Ryan O'Donnell
    Texas, Cameron, United States 28 Apr 2019
    Macaulay Library eBird
    More and more scientists are turning their attention to female birds, uncovering new behaviors and changing the way we think about evolution .
    Karan Odom, a Cornell Lab of Ornithology postdoctoral researcher, and her team used assets in the Macaulay Library and discovered that female bird song is present in 64% of songbird species that exist in the world today. Prior to this discovery, most people...
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  • The Joys of Recording Bird Sounds

    One year ago - By All About Birds

    The joys of recording bird sounds
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    By Kathi Borgmann 27 Aug 2019
    Shining Bronze-Cuckoo
    Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus
    © Mat Gilfedder
    Queensland, Brisbane, Australia 24 Aug 2019
    Macaulay Library eBird
    We recently asked our followers why they record bird sounds. We received many heartfelt responses from recordists around the world. We could not have said it better ourselves! Here are Martina Nordstrand, Guillermo Funes, Wesley Rajaleelan, Erik Dale Ostrander, Ben Mirin, Mario Reyes, Samim Akhter, Julia Plummer, Mike Hearell, and Laura Giannone in their own words on why they...
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