Category Archives: Open Questions

Answer one of these questions, and you’ve made a real discovery.

Few Spaces Remain for Hummingbird Expeditions

Each year Hilton Pond Center–through “Operation RubyThroat: The Hummingbird Project”–offers citizen science expeditions as part of the only in-depth long-term study of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds on their wintering grounds in the Neotropics. Although much is known about behavior of this common hummer species within its North American breeding range, little is known about what these tiny birds do the OTHER six months when they’re … Continue reading…

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Citizen Science Musings: Introducing the CSL Open Questions Initiative


For someone just getting started in science, whether as a student of a hobbyist, questions are paramount. Unless one is brought to science by some compelling interest or problem, one of the biggest challenges for the newcomer is where to start. Continue reading…

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