Friday, December 27, 2013

How Can Technology Help Birds?

We wanted to share this story from the New York Times on how folks just like you can help researchers collect information on birds.  The article focuses on the increased reports and sightings of snowy owls this season.  Utilizing sites such as e-bird can track occurrences, locations, and timing, and look for patterns and other ways to extrapolate information on populations of birds.  (Here is a link to the snowy owl e-bird tracker.)

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