• Audubon Christmas Bird Counts

    7 days ago - By Ornithology

    From the National Audubon Society, but edited for this blog: From December 14 through January 5 thousands of volunteers throughout the Americas take part in a birding adventure. For over one hundred years, families and students, birders and scientists, armed with binoculars, bird guides and checklists have gone out on an annual mission. Each of these citizen scientists who take part in the Christmas Bird Count makes an enormous contribution to conservation. Audubon and other organizations use data collected in this longest-running wildlife census to assess the health of bird populations...
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