The Great Backyard Bird Count


Just a reminder: The GBBC is this weekend. Fill up your feeder and get ready to snap some great pictures!

Lazy Hippie Mama

image_previewThis is a great project for anyone who has a backyard.  Or a patio.  Or lives near a tree.  Or in a house with windows.

I bet that’s you!

Whether you are a homeschool family, an avid bird-watcher, or just someone who appreciates the beauty of nature, you can take part.

Each year, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, National Audubon Society, Canadian partner Bird Studies Canada and Wild Birds Unlimited unite in asking people to take a few minutes and note which birds are active where the live.

You can spend as little as 15 minutes on a single day counting birds, or you can take 4 entire days doing nothing else.  It’s up to you.

KBy enlisting the participation of many, scientists are able to get a massive sampling of the bird population.  Which species are thriving? Where are the migratory birds at this time of year? How is the…

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