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Great Backyard Bird Count


February 12, 2021 8:00 am
Until February 15, 2021 5:00 pm

Each February, for four days, the world comes together for the love of birds. Over these four days we invite people to spend time in their favorite places watching and counting as many birds as they can find and reporting them to us. These observations help scientists better understand global bird populations before one of their annual migrations.

All you need is a free Cornell Lab account to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count. This account is shared with Merlin, eBird, Project FeederWatch and other projects at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. If you already have an account, please use the same username and password for submitting your bird list for the Great Backyard Bird Count.

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Indigo Bunting photo by James Hybart


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