Public’s help sought for Feb. 14-17 bird count

All over the world bird watchers will be participating in the 17th annual Great Backyard Bird Count from Friday through Monday, Feb. 14-17.

For at least 15 minutes each of the four days those wishing to participate can count the number of birds sighted. The sightings can be recorded at

Cornell Lab Director Dr. John Fitzpatrick said the Great Backyard Bird Count is a way in which citizens can be scientists, assisting the organization with valuable data.

To learn more, visit the event website at


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