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Highlights from the 2019-2020 Christmas Bird Count & CBC4Kids

21 February 2020 – The 120th Christmas Bird Count (CBC) season ended on 5 January 2020. Thank you to all who contributed to this Citizen Science milestone!

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Three Reasons to Join the 120th Christmas Bird Count!

13 December 2019 – Are you a birder who hasn’t participated in a Christmas Bird Count (CBC) yet, or one who has missed out on the past few years? Well, here are three good reasons to sign up for at least one CBC this season.

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Why Christmas Bird Count Milestones Matter for Birds

24 October 2019 – The Christmas Bird Count (CBC) and Christmas Bird Count for Kids (CBC4Kids) have become a winter tradition for thousands of Canadians. This upcoming season marks the 120th year for the CBC, and the 10th year for the CBC4Kids in Canada.

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Christmas Bird Count and CBC4Kids Photo Contest

24 October 2019 – We would like to share some of your favourite memories from the 2019-2020 Christmas Bird Count (CBC) or Christmas Bird Count for Kids (CBC4Kids)! To enter Bird Studies Canada’s photo contest, email us your best shots from this season’s CBC or CBC4Kids.

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Christmas Bird Count Photo Contest Winners

11 February 2019 – Thank-you to those of you who participated in our Christmas Bird Count and CBC4Kids photo contest! It’s been a pleasure to receive your submissions from across Canada. We are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s random prize draw!

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Your Christmas Bird Count Highlights

24 January 2019 – The 119th Christmas Bird Count (CBC) season officially ended on 5 January 2019. Results are still coming in, but some highlights reported so far include a Western Kingbird seen during the Long Point count (a first for Ontario CBCs!) and surges in Eurasian Collared-Doves in the west (and even an appearance in Hamilton, ON).

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William H. Moore, Canada’s First Christmas Bird Counter

14 December 2018 – It was 9 a.m. on Christmas morning 1900. That was the moment when, according to National Audubon Society data, “Wm. H. Moore of Scotch Lake, York County, New Brunswick” became Canada’s first Christmas Bird Counter.

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Bird Studies Canada’s Christmas Bird Count and CBC4Kids Photo Contest

19 October 2018 – We would like to share some of your favourite memories from the 2018-2019 Christmas Bird Count (CBC) or Christmas Bird Count for Kids (CBC4Kids)! To enter Bird Studies Canada’s photo contest, email us your best shots from this season’s CBC or CBC4Kids. The contest is open from December 1, 2018 to January 31, 2019. Each participant will be entered into a random prize draw, and three winners will be drawn (one for each category).

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