Tag Archives: birdwatching
Posted on 12. Feb, 2015 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
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. […]
Posted on 10. Feb, 2014 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
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 […]
Posted on 27. Jan, 2014 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
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 […]
Posted on 27. Feb, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
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 […]