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Help count birds during annual Christmas Bird Count


Last updated 12/16/2021 at 9:44am

Brian Soergel

A junco, left, and pine siskin on a backyard bird feeder in Edmonds.

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.18, birders and nature enthusiasts will take part in this century long project.

"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 volunteer with Pilchuck Audubon.

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

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