Birdwatchers needed for Audubon's Christmas bird count


Last updated 12/12/2019 at 1:01pm

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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