December 18, 2022

Binoculars for eBird program


The binoculars are primarily used by students who are participating in the eBird community science program. Students will spend time outside around the school to identify birds and the lists of birds they see will be uploaded to the eBird database. The eBird database can be accessed by anyone and is used by scientists around the world.  Middle-school Science Teacher Jill Feeney has taken several courses with the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology, and the binoculars will allow her students to engage in meaningful observations and data-collection.(PHOTO: Students at Lincolnville Central School using the new binoculars to observe a very patient hawk).