• My First Birdathon

    One year ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Note: Erika is the Communications Director for Audubon Florida.
    I have been birding for about seven years now - time flies when you're having fun. However, until this spring I had yet to participate in some of birding's most time-honored traditions: a Birdathon.
    Birdathons have been used as Audubon fundraisers for decades, and the concept is simple: count birds in a set period of time - usually 24 hours. Typically, team members fan out across their region, counting as many species as they possibly can from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
    Of course, nothing is typical about 2020. By the time...
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