The 15th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) takes place February 17 – 20. It is the perfect opportunity to enjoy nature and be a citizen-scientist. This study helps scientists better define bird ranges, populations, migration pathways and habitat needs.
Anyone can participate in this free event and no registration is needed. Watch and count birds for at least 15 minutes on any day of the count, February 17-20, 2012. Enter your results at www.birdcount.org, where you can watch as the tallies grow across the continent. The four-day count typically records more than 10 million observations.
For more information about the Great Backyard Bird Count, call or stop by the Wild Birds Unlimited store located within each Moana Nursery location: 1100 W. Moana Lane (825-0600); 11301 S. Virginia Street (853-1319); 7655 Pyramid Highway (425-4300); or visit www.reno.wbu.com or click the button below to go to the Great Backyard birdcount's website.
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