you can tell a robin from a red-tailed hawk and have 15 minutes to
spend in your back yard, local park, or even at your living room
window, you can participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count this weekend.
joint project of Audubon, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and Bird
Studies Canada, the GBBC unites birders from more than 100 countries
around the world in a common goal: tallying and discovering more about
the birds in their community. GBBC data tells scientists how weather
influences bird populations, where irruptive species occur, how current
year migrations compare with previous years, how bird diseases affect
population and more. Together we can take a snapshot of bird
The Great Backyard Bird Counts runs Feb. 14-17. To join, log on to The Great Backyard Bird Count
and make a difference!
I'm looking forward to it arriving home from Florida just in time...:)ReplyDelete