The 24th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is coming . Be on the lookout for birds around you February 12-15 (Friday through Monday) and share your love of birds with the world. The GBBC was one of the first online citizen science projects established to collect information on wild birds. Simply watch birds for 15 minutes or more, at least once over the four days and submit your observations in the eBird website https://ebird.org or free ebird app !
If you need help identifying birds, download the free the Merlin Bird ID app. You are invited to events hosted by Hendry-Glades Audubon during the GBBC. On Friday, February 12 meet Margaret England at Barron Park in LaBelle for bird walk from 5:30 p.m.-6:15 p.m.
On Saturday, February 13 Steve Buczynski will lead a walk at W C Bo Pelham Junior Park, Clewiston from 5:30 p.m.-6:15 p.m. Expect to see Purple Matins and numerous birds at the park. Hendry-Glades Audubon will host three driving trips at STA 5/6 (Stormwater Treatment Area 5/6, Clewiston) during the GBBC. The February 13 will be led by Steve Buczynski, February 14 Bob Hartmann will be your guide and David Simpson will lead the group February 15.
To register for these driving trips beginning at 8:30 a.m. register at the Hendry-Glades Audubon website: hendrygladesaudubon.org For information contact: Steve Buczynski email@example.com or Margaret England firstname.lastname@example.org 863-517-0202