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Consulting the eBird Oracle: Where are our Migrant Warblers Now?

It is early May – where are our migrant Warblers on their journeys? (Hint: check out the maps below!) The majority of our breeding Warblers are lurking just south of the belt (the Canada/US belt, not the Bible Belt) and … Continue reading

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What is Digiscoping?

Posted by Charlotte Wasylik, aka Prairie Birder Now that Spring is underway through most of Canada, there are more birds to see, especially with the help of our cameras and scopes. If you have a camera — or even an … Continue reading

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DIY Animated Observation Maps Using eBird Data: Part I

In the last couple of years, eBird took two pretty important steps with their data: they began releasing animated occurrence maps for the conterminous U.S., and also opened the gates for  downloading data from the global database. In combination, these developments give … Continue reading

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