Seven Reasons to Get Excited for the Great Backyard Bird Count This Weekend

February 12, 2013

Are you going to be counting birds in the Great Backyard Bird Count this year? We hope so—it’s a fun and free event that tens of thousands of people share in each year, submitting more than 100,000 checklists over the Presidents’ Day weekend. The data create a snapshot of bird populations across North America (and this year, the world) that helps scientists track how our birds are doing over time.

This year there are plenty of reasons to get involved:

Find out more at the GBBC site and in their FAQ. We hope you’ll join us this coming weekend!