The Great Backyard Bird Count is almost here!

This weekend take part in the 16th annual Great Backyard Bird count! For the first time the bird count is going global. Join bird enthusiasts form around the world Friday February 15 through Monday February 18. Anyone from beginners to experts is invited to participate. Count birds at a location near you for as little as 15min and submit your checklist online. The Great Backyard Bird Count is a citizen science project. Through public participation this project is able to collect data on a scale that no single study could hope to. The information collected during this count will give a snapshot of bird populations across the globe. Compiling data across years will help scientists investigate far-reaching questions. Check out… read more →