Cornell Lab of Ornithology, National Audubon Society, Bird Studies Canada
The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual four-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are across the continent. Anyone can participate, from beginning bird watchers to experts. It takes as little as 15 minutes.
Data Type(s) Collected:
Distribution and Range
Collectors and users
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Staff consultation with individual monitors
Volunteer monitor newsletter
Data analysis and reporting
Email list or list-serve for volunteers
Facebook page or group
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