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GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT – CALVERT COUNTY
February 15 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Special GBBC events have been scheduled throughout Southern Maryland. Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real time. Join us at any of the events listed below or count birds in your own backyard! For information about the GBBC see their website at birdcount.org. You can help out by counting birds for as little as 15 minutes.
Friday, February 15 – Flag Ponds Nature Park , Calvert County 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Calvert Nature Society event. All ages. Whether you are a novice or an expert birder, volunteers of all ages are welcome to help identify and count birds. Researchers at Cornell and the National Audubon Society will use the data we collect. Naturalist in charge: Shannon Steele. This program is free. Reservations are required by: Thursday, February 13. Go to www.calvertparks.org to register.