Four-day tally helps provide continental snapshot of bird populations
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — The 15th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (Feb. 17-20) is going high tech this year, with interactive online maps and graphs updating results of the national event every hour.
“The GBBC is a fun and easy event to experience birding while providing valuable information on birds at both the local level and in a manner that contributes to a national picture,” said Robert Skorkowsky, avian program coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service. (more…)
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