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Birdwatchers needed for Audubon's Christmas bird count

 

December 12, 2019

Rick Taylor

Local winter birds include the Lincoln's sparrow.

The National Audubon Society invites birdwatchers and people with backyard bird feeders to participate in the longest-running citizen science survey – the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC).

On Saturday, Dec. 14, birders and nature enthusiasts will take part in this century long tradition.

"Pilchuck Audubon is making a special effort to count birds visiting yard bird feeders. Counting the birds at your feeders for as little as 30 minutes can contribute to science," said Rick Taylor, a Pilchuck Audubon volunteer.

"Recent research has highlighted the importance of suburban habitats...



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