Artificial Intelligence in Bird Research

In this episode, we’ll talk about what artificial intelligence is and give some interesting examples of how it’s being used to study birds.

Episode:
29
Date:
May 28, 2021

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Artificial Intelligence in Bird Research

Summary

We hear the terms ‘artificial intelligence’ and ‘AI’ all the time these days. Beyond the issue of evil robots taking over the world, AI technology is helping scientists do some pretty amazing things in the field of ornithology.

In this episode, we’ll talk about what artificial intelligence is and give some interesting examples of how it’s being used to study birds.

We’ll also touch on some tools that use artificial intelligence to help you in your quest to identify birds.

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Links of Interest

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Photos of Some Species Mentioned

Purple Martin (Progne subis). Photo by Andrew Reding.
Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus). Photo by Andre Trepte.
MacGillivray's Warbler (Geothlypis tolmiei). Photo by Imaton/Adobe.

Attributions

  • Northern Lapwing sound (Xeno Canto recording XC638538)

This work by Ivan Phillipsen is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

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