Christmas Bird Count 2016 (CBC) Overview
- Last Updated: Sunday, 11 December 2016 15:00
Once again it is time to organize the annual Christmas Bird Count. This event gives all of us the opportunity to share birding with others.
If you are a novice, it provides a wonderful opportunity to learn from the more experienced birders. This citizen science program is in its 117th year and provides data used to understand and develop bird conservation programs.
Beginners provide extra eyes and experienced birders provide accuracy. If you are joining the group, come prepared for weather and an extended tour: raingear, field glasses, water, and lunch.
This is your chance to help collect the information which will direct decisions in future, decisions which will affect how much natural beauty, including birds, remains for future generations. To sign up follow the read more...
The Count Circle includes the Pacific Ocean beaches on the Long Beach Peninsula, Willapa Bay’s east shore mid-point on the peninsula to the tip of Leadbettter point on the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge and the west side of the bay from the Naselle River north to Bay Center, WA.
The area includes portions of the Skamokawa, Puget Island, Cathlamet, and Brownsmead areas.
Areas include Eastern Oregon, Western Oregon, Southern Washington, Eastern Washington, Western Washington, and Northern Washington