Tag Archives: birdwatching

WOW-Great Backyard Bird Count

Posted on 13. Feb, 2017 by .

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Feb. 17 – 20 The Great Backyard Bird Count

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WOW-Birds’ Bills

Posted on 26. Jun, 2016 by .

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All birds have bills but they can be quite different.

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WOW-Great Backyard Bird Count!

Posted on 08. Feb, 2016 by .

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The Great Backyard Bird Count is Feb. 12-15.

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WOW-Nesting Birds!

Posted on 16. Apr, 2015 by .

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The birds are nesting. Maybe you can learn more about what’s going on in the nests.

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WOW-It’s the Great Backyard Bird Count!

Posted on 12. Feb, 2015 by .

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This weekend, Feb. 13-Feb 16, is President’s Day weekend and that means it’s time for the Great Backyard Bird Count. This is an easy way to participate in Citizen Science in your own yard or neighborhood. The GBBC was started in 1998 and is organized by The Cornell School of Ornithology and The Audubon Society. […]

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WOW- Birds are nesting!

Posted on 03. Apr, 2014 by .

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Spring is the start of nesting time for birds.

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WOW-Great Backyard Bird Count!

Posted on 10. Feb, 2014 by .

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This weekend, Feb. 14-17, is the annual Great Backyard Bird Count.  This event offers anyone an opportunity to participate in Citizen Science.  All you need is 15 minutes or more of your time and the ability to identify the birds you see.  Don’t know a lot about birds?  That’s ok.  Get a field guide to […]

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WOW- Bird Outing!

Posted on 27. Jan, 2014 by .

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Thanks to Mark Stanback, Ornithologist from Davidson College, for spending time Saturday morning explaining some of his research concerning bluebirds and brown-headed nuthatches. Over 50 participants attended.  He pointed out that bluebirds often bully nuthatches out of nest boxes, and thus the reason to install boxes with a smaller hole that bluebirds cannot enter. Mecklenburg […]

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WOW- Brown-headed Nuthatch!

Posted on 18. Jan, 2014 by .

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Brown-headed nuthatch’s are native to the Southern US and are loosing their habitat due to urbanization.

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WOW- Great Backyard Bird Count and More!

Posted on 27. Feb, 2013 by .

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It’s not too late to submit your bird counts to the GBBC.  If you participated in this great birding activity on President’s Day weekend you have until March 1 to submit your counts.  I confess to having put off submitting one of mine and plan to do that today! When I first wrote about the […]

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