Christmas Bird Count Dec 14 - Jan 5

From December 14th through January 5th tens of thousands of volunteers throughout the Americas take part in Audubon's annual Christmas Bird Count. For 112 years "Citizen Scientists" have monitored local bird populations and submitted their findings to help in nation wide conservation efforts. To find the date of a Christmas Bird Count near you and/or to register for a count --> CBC Count Date Search. Your local count will occur sometime between December 14th and January 5th. If you have more than one local count, they will probably be conducted on different dates within the Christmas Bird Count season. You can pick the most convenient date, or participate in more than one count.

Want to learn more?
Learn how data from the CBC helps birds.
View results from this year's count or from previous years
Explore the CBC Photo Gallery of birds seen during counts.
Christmas Bird Count printable program overview (in PDF).
Audubon President's letter to CBC volunteers.