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The Great Backyard Bird Count

Posted on Feb 13, 2014

The Great Backyard Bird Count

The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) started in 1998 and has now turned into an annual four-day citizen science event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are. Created originally by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society the GBBC requires at least one 15-minute count on any day in the period for participation. The 2014 GBBC will be taking place Friday, February 14 through Monday, February 17. RTPI staff will be participating in the GBBC and we recommend that all citizen scientists and feeder watchers...

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