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Feb082013

15 Min of Birding for Science: the Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 15-18

Birding at Pea Island Next weekend, the Great Backyard Bird Count is on! An annual event in February, the GBBC is a way for novices and avid birders alike to contribute to the understanding of bird populations.  Participants spend as little as 15 minutes observing birds in their backyard, nearby park, or your favorite Birding Trail Site and logging their sightings on eBird or the GBBC website. Participation is easy as 1, 2, 3!

Last year, over 104,000 checklists were submitted, totalling over 17.4 million bird observations!

If you enjoy your experience, you can continue to contribute to science by logging your sightings year 'round via eBird. Participation is free, and eBird provides lots of tools for viewing all of your observations.

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I plan to do this, maybe more than one day!

February 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJoyce Kelly

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