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Help birds by counting the ones in your community!

Help birds by counting the ones in your community!

By Kerrie Wilcox, Project FeederWatch Leader, Birds Canada Are you interested in helping birds? By counting them, we can create a clearer picture of bird populations and their health around the world. Get involved in the 23rd Annual Great Backyard Bird Count, February...
Great Backyard Bird Count Story Contest Winner

Great Backyard Bird Count Story Contest Winner

White-crowned Sparrow Photo: Marie Jorgensen A great big thank-you to all of the volunteer birdwatchers who took part in the Great Backyard Bird Count! Your contributions made 2019 another recordbreaking year for this international event. It was a pleasure to hear...
Be Inspired by Last Year's Story Contest Winners

Be Inspired by Last Year's Story Contest Winners

Our favourite entries in last year’s Great Backyard Bird Count Story Contest were so delightful, we wanted to read them again! We hope they inspire you to participate in the 2019 Great Backyard Bird Count and submit your own story.   One ‘Lifer’ Plus Three...
Great Backyard Bird Count Should Be "Finchy" and Fun

Great Backyard Bird Count Should Be "Finchy" and Fun

Pine Grosbeak Photo: Candace Trost Winter finch “irruption” will be a highlight for many 24 January 2019 (New York, NY, Ithaca, NY, and Port Rowan, ON) — The 22nd Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) will take place from Friday, February 15 through Monday,...