• Heading Out for the First Day of the Great Backyard Bird Count

    18 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Note: Erika is the Communications Director for Audubon Florida.
    The Great Backyard Bird Count kicked off yesterday, and will continue throughout the weekend before ending on the 15th.
    The idea is simple: birders from around the world count birds at least one time for at least fifteen minutes, and submit their data through eBird or the Merlin Bird ID app. The aggregated recordings help researchers gain a snapshot of bird populations and their distribution.
    I decided to participate at least on the first day, if not more. During the work week I take a walk with my toddler during my lunch...
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