bird count Grassland Bird: Mountain Plover By Dale Bolton • Jul 7, 2014 planetofbirds.com Listen Listening... / 4:29 The Mountain Plover is a shorebird that spends little time on the beach and lives on the open Plains and nowhere near mountains. Citizen Science: eBird By Dale Bolton • Jul 2, 2014 The Internet Bird Collection Listen Listening... / 4:29 eBird was launched in 2002 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society. It helps bird-watchers keep records of observations. Citizen Science: Mid-winter Eagle Survey By Dale Bolton • Jun 23, 2014 Wikimedia Commons Listen Listening... / 4:29 When America adopted the bald eagle as the national symbol in 1782, there may have been 100,000 nesting eagles. But the eagle population declined, in part due to pesticides.