February 16th - February 19th
|Company:||National Audubon Society|
|Contact:||Delta Willis, Sr Communications Mgr|
Thousands of volunteers nationwide track the number and types of birds that live near their homes. Results help researchers monitor species in trouble. Birdwatching is a rewarding hobby, and one that can help safeguard various avian species.
The Great Backyard Bird Count can be a catalyst for bird feeds and other bird supplies. Pet stores also can tie into the event urging people who enjoy watching wild birds to bring a domesticated species into their homes to care for as well.