The Great Backyard Bird Count has started!

Count birds anywhere from Friday, February 16th to Monday, February 19th and submit your checklist to eBird.. You can follow the results  from around the globe in real time via the following link:

Participation is easy!

  • Count the number of individuals of each species you see during a single counting session.
  • Submit a checklist to eBIrd for each counting session over the four day period.
  • You can count in more than one location—just submit a separate checklist for each location.

Learn more at The GBBC is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society with partner Bird Studies Canada, and is made possible in part by founding sponsor Wild Birds Unlimited.