Gift ideas from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Holiday Gift Ideas

Living Bird magazine comes with a Cornell Lab gift membership.
Bring joy to your favorite bird enthusiast with a gift that also supports our work to help the birds!

1. Cornell Lab Membership
A “green” gift that gives back to the birds by supporting our nonprofit mission. As part of your gift, your loved one will receive the Cornell Lab’s Living Bird magazine. $35.

2. The Birds of North America Online
A boundless gift for anyone who loves to learn more about birds. $5 stocking stuffer (30-day subscription) or $42 for a whole year.

3. Birds & Beans Coffee
Your purchase supports organic shade-grown coffee farms in Latin America that give shelter and sustenance to more than 60 species of migratory birds, including thrushes, warblers, and tanagers. $11.70 and up.

4. Singing Books and More
Choose from the Bird Songs Bible, Backyard Bird Songs for East/Central or West, BirdScapes pop-up book, or Bird Watching Answer Book. $14.95 and up.

5. Celebrate Urban Birds 2012 Calendar
Funny, poignant, and eye-catching images from winners of our contests. $15.

6. Wild Cards: Backyard Birds
A perfect stocking stuffer for ages 6 and up: 36 playing cards and 32-page book. $12.95.

7. Bird Cards That Sing
Open these colorful greeting cards to hear authentic bird sounds from our Macaulay Library. $7.99.

8. Bird Apps
Find more birds with BirdsEye, enhance your knowledge with the Cornell Lab Bird Q&A, or discover 24 North American birds in 4 games for kids with My Bird World. $1.99 and up.

9. Online Bird Course
Your favorite birder will gain new insights through our five-week online course, “Courtship and Rivalry in Birds.” Next courses begin February 1 and March 14. $295. (Lab members receive a $40 discount when enrolling by phone at 866-326-7635).

10. Project FeederWatch
For you or a loved one: An entire winter of bird-watching enjoyment while helping scientists! Kit with instructions, calendar, poster, and more. Receive a $5 discount, thanks to FeederWatch sponsor Kaytee. Just enter KAYTEE5 in the promotion code. Discounted price: $10 ($7 for Lab members).

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a membership institution dedicated to interpreting and conserving the earth’s biological diversity through research, education, and citizen science focused on birds. Visit the Cornell Lab’s website at