How to Have a Gaggle of Fun at the Great Backyard Bird Count

Originally published January 2018; revised February 2021. Mid-February is the time of year when the world’s hourglass flips over and birds slowly start to reverse direction—toward their spring (or, in the Southern Hemisphere, autumn) haunts again. The Great Backyard Bird Count is designed to capture that moment of stillness and give scientists a picture of … Continue reading How to Have a Gaggle of Fun at the Great Backyard Bird Count