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Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima

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A Celebration of Sound: Macaulay Library Reaches 2 Million Recordings

By Team eBird
Over the last decade, you have helped the Cornell Lab’s Macaulay Library grow tremendously and recently we reached an amazing milestone. Thanks to more than 38,403 recordists around the world, the Macaulay Library now holds more than 2 million audio recordings. These assets have supplied invaluable information for research, documented extinct species in perpetuity, powered…