Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Neighborhoods
  3. Community Issues

PGC seeks volunteers for 114th Annual Christmas Bird Count

See also

It’s that time of year and the PGC is reaching out to the public for participation in the Audubon Society’s 114th Annual Christmas Bird Count, which will run through Jan. 5. The Annual Christmas Bird Count is the longest running citizen survey in the world, with thousands of volunteers participating across the US.

Data collected through the annual bird count is a priceless resource for researchers and conservation biologists, as it contributes to the study of the long-term health and status of bird populations across North America. Although there is a specific methodology for the Christmas Bird Count, volunteering is simple and participants can chose the most convenient circles to collect data.

The count takes place within “Count Circles,” which focus on specific geographical areas. Those who live within the boundaries of a Count Circle can even stay at home and report the birds that visit their backyard feeders. Participation is free and for those wishing to contribute time to the count, visit the Audubon website.

This author writes other columns. To view other topics from this author, visit the author’s page. ©2013 Yvonne P. Mazzulo, All rights reserved. Connect with Yvonne P. Mazzulo on Twitter, Facebook, and Google Plus.

Advertisement

Life

  • Dead babies found
    Seven dead babies were found in Utah resident Megan Huntsman's old home
    Video
    Shocking Discovery
  • Kendall Jenner
    Get the Coachella looks: Kendall Jenner’s nose ring, green hair and edgy nails
    Camera
    Coachella Look
  • Dog's Easter basket
    How to fill your dog’s Easter basket with the perfect toys
    Easter Basket
  • Rabbit owners
    Bringing home the bunny: Important information for rabbit owners
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Haunted island
    The world’s most haunted island may soon be the most haunted luxury resort
    Haunted Resort
  • Sunken ferry
    Search continues for missing passengers after a ferry sinks off the South Korean coast
    Video
    Sunken Ferry

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!