It is that time again! The next Great Backyard Bird Count will be February 15-18, 2019.
This is a fantastic way to get the kids outside in nature, learn about the local wildlife, and contribute to this great event. Anyone can participate for free, no registration is needed. Watch and count birds for at least 15 minutes on any day of the count and enter your results online at www.birdcount.org, where you can watch as the numbers grow each day!
The four-day count typically records more than 10 million observations.
Find out more about this great family activity here: The Great Backyard Bird Count
Interested in a up-close view of your local bird population? Our family got the Grateful Gnome - Window Bird Feeder - Clear Acrylic House for Small or Large Wild Bird birdfeeder for Christmas one year and loved watching all the beautiful birds who popped into our window for a quick bite. The kids LOVED it. There are now several different options/sizes available: