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Great Backyard Bird Count Results

9 March 2017 – It was another exciting, record-breaking year for the Great Backyard Bird Count. The final 2017 GBBC results are in!

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Transported by Nature

9 March 2017 – Resembling an old film strip, my first experience in the Giant Backyard Bird Count flashes in my mind’s eye…

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8 March 2017 – It was Day Three of the 2017 Great Backyard Bird Count. The morning began with drizzly conditions, but after a few minutes of counting, rain began to pour from the sky. As the downpour continued, I counted robins, blackbirds and juncos, periodically wiping the lenses of my binoculars.

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Birding in Virginia: From the Coastal Plain to the Piedmont

3 March 2017 – I had assumed that the Great Backyard Bird Count was for birding exclusively in backyards. I do not have a backyard. However, I learned that the count can be done anywhere, so this year I set out to do what I considered my Great Beyond Bird Count!

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The Bird Studies Canada GBBC Story Contest

16 February 2017 – We at Bird Studies Canada want to hear your most exciting, inspiring, funny, or heartwarming story about the Great Backyard Bird Count! To enter our story contest, email us your best tale from this year's (or a previous year's) GBBC, in 200-400 words.

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Join the 20th Great Backyard Bird Count

2 February 2017 – The 20th annual GBBC is taking place February 17-20 in backyards, parks, nature centres, on hiking trails, school grounds, balconies, and beaches—anywhere you find birds.

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Great Backyard Bird Count Sets New Species Record

3 March 2015 – Participants in the 2015 Great Backyard Bird Count submitted 147,265 bird checklists, and reported a record 5090 species – nearly half of the world’s bird species!

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Show Birds Some Love on Valentine’s Weekend

21 January 2015 – Show Mother Nature how much you care about birds by counting them for the 18th annual Great Backyard Bird Count, taking place February 13-16.

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