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Backyard Bird Count Sets New Records

Great Backyard Bird Count Sets New Species Record Nearly half the world’s species identified in four days New York, NY, Ithaca, NY, and Port Rowan, ON–Participants from more than 100 countries submitted a record 147,265 bird checklists for the annual … Continue reading

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Backyard Bird Count Goes Global

For the first time, anyone anywhere in the world with Internet access can participate in the 16th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) February 15-18, 2013. Participants simply watch birds at any location for at least 15 minutes, tally the … Continue reading

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The Backyard Bird Count Is Coming!

From February 17-20, take part in a free, family-friendly, educational activity that is loads of fun and supports bird conservation! Each year, tens of thousands of Canadians and Americans take part in the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), counting birds … Continue reading

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The 2011 Great Backyard Bird Count – A Huge Success!

The 2011 Great Backyard Bird Count was a huge success; nearly 92,000 checklists were submitted in North America. Canadians submitted a record 7462 checklists and counted 647,402 individuals of 243 species. These numbers are well above those from 2010, when … Continue reading

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The Great Backyard Bird Count Is Coming

During February 18 to 21, take part in a family-friendly, educational activity that is loads of fun, supports bird conservation, and is free! Each year tens of thousands of Canadians and Americans take part in the Great Backyard Bird Count … Continue reading

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