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Photos and Social Media Help Scientists Identify a Hybrid Fairywren

By Macaulay Library Team
In 2015, the Macaulay Library began accepting photos of birds alongside eBird checklists with the hopes of creating a curated collection of bird photos to help people learn more about birds. Now the Macaulay Library contains more than 36 million photos of more than 10,500 species. Scientists are now starting to tap the collection of…