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2015 Great Backyard Bird Count Feb.13 to 15

Great Backyard Bird Count

Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time. 103 more words


For the Birds

In the opening of The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer’s 14th century poem about a group of pilgrims journeying to Canterbury, Chaucer’s narrator introduces the reader not to the pilgrims, but to the world in which they will travel. 883 more words

Climate Change

Bird count measures effects of climate change

Nick Fetty | January 2, 2015

The Christmas Bird Count not only provides bird watchers with an opportunity to track and document particular bird species but it also helps to show the impact that climate change has on bird populations. 159 more words


Annual Christmas Bird Counts offer some surprises

The Lee and Lois Herndon Chapter of Tennessee Ornithological Society held its 72nd consecutive Elizabethton Christmas Bird Count on Sunday,  Dec. 14. A total of 25 observers in six parties tallied 69 species. 881 more words


Talkin' birds on the radio: 23 Dec. 2014

Here’s a sample of my conversation this morning with Steve Daniels and Amy Jo Frazier on The Morning Scramble. My main topic was the Christmas Bird Count but, of course, we got to some other things too. 8 more words


Annual bird count in Moncton provides clues to climate change impact

MONCTON – Birdwatchers say the Moncton Christmas Bird Count continues to provide important information about our changing environment.

Roger Leblanc organized the count in Moncton this year, which is part of the National Audubon Society’s Annual Christmas Bird Count. 296 more words


Christmas Bird Count time is here

The Christmas Bird Count (CBC) season is upon us. The local one that I participate in — the Westport Circle — takes place on Sunday. Many of the counts take place this weekend, but the range to do the count started on Dec. 541 more words

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