Backyard Birds

The Great Backyard Bird Count



The Great Backyard Bird Count began in 1998 and quickly became one of The Backyard Naturalists favorite events and times of the year. Serving as a collaboration between the  National Audubon Society and Cornell’s Ornithology Lab, the Great Backyard Bird Count is a community science project to collect data on wild birds, on an international basis.

If you’re  a first-timer or new to birdwatching, it’s quite alright. Being a professional bird watcher certainly isn’t a requirement to participate. Beginning bird admirers will find it easier by using the Merlin Bird ID app. Previous participants can consider using the eBird mobile app or the eBird website.

Learn more about the Great backyard Bird Count via a free webinar February 16 at 2:00 p.m. EST. You can register for the webinar here.

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Please visit and support our presenting sponsor, Backyard Birds at A mecca for bird lovers and bird watchers, Backyard Birds is an independent family-owned business located in Matthews, NC (next to Dairy Queen), just southeast of Charlotte.

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