Help Count the Birds! The Great Backyard Bird Count starts Feb. 12

Birders at VFNHP Open Space Day 2015
Volunteers from Capital Region Audubon and the Hudson-Mohawk Bird Club led a walk during Clifton Park’s Open Space Day 2015, at the Vischer Ferry Nature & Historic Preserve. Photo submitted by John Loz.

Everyone is invited to join in the global “Great Backyard Bird Count” starting on February 12 and continuing through February 15, 2016, and participate in this citizen-science project.

For more information, visit the Great Backyard Bird Count website at .  This project is sponsored by Audubon, The Cornell Lab, and eBird to name a few institutions involved.