The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s website is one frequented by The Birdfreak Team. There is a wealth of information on birds, birding, and conservation. Plus, the Lab “gets it” in terms of making a user-friendly, visually appealing, functional website. Here is an overview of this newly updated site. The Lab’s website has always been a
The Natural Resource Defense Council has teamed up with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to create a social networking site devoted solely to bird-lovers. The result is WeLoveBirds.org, a place where birders all over the world can connect together and post information, photos, videos, and more. There are already over 2,300 members and that number
Not familiar with The Nature Blog Network? It’s only the best place to find “Every Species of Nature Blog”. This week we are honored to be the featured blog! Make sure to submit your nature blog to their list and check out what blogs rank where. They are sorted by category and currently there are
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has recently launched their drastically updated All About Birds portion of their website. Here are just a few of the highlights of this amazing online resource that every birder can benefit from. First off, the visual appeal of All About Birds (AAB) is an improvement over the old look, easily
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is making huge leaps into improving and enhancing their website to better serve the birding community. This is great news for bird marketers because the Lab is an amazing resource when talking about birds. The Lab is asking for feedback on the planned changes for their All About Birds section.
WhatBird.com has introduced a cool new toolbar to help in looking up bird species. We often have difficulties with shorebirds so by going through the toolbar’s filters, we can narrow down the total birds in the WhatBird database to help reach an identification (or at least a closer idea). To get started, you must download
Birdpost is a new social networking tool for birders. The site is completely free (and still in beta so it might have bugs, will surely change, and may not always be free) and is super easy to use. Sign up for a user name, add your first bird and your on your way to creating
There are several website analytics tools out there for nature bloggers and nature-related websites but Crazy Egg offers a distinct advantage: heatmaps. Heatmaps are graphical displays of where your site’s visitors are clicking. The places with more clicks have a larger area of coverage and a “hotter” display. The ability to track this is good