"I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven."
Emily Dickinson

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Happy Valentine's Day from the Backyard Birder

Male mourning doves have started to coo signalling the start of breeding season. Photo by J.J. Meyer

Do you love birds?  You still have time to join the Great Backyard Bird Count, which runs through Monday, February 15. Everyone, from beginner birdwatchers to experts, can participate.

It's simple.  Just count the birds according to species in your back yard, local park or your favorite birding spot.  Then submit your findings.
Each checklist submitted helps the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Bird Studies Canada and the National Audubon Society learn more about how to protect birds and the environment.

Find easy instructions at Great Backyard Bird Count.

Happy Birding!

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