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| Last Updated:: 11/02/2015

Head out for the great backyard bird count


It’s that time of year again when birders the world over head out — binoculars and notebooks in hand and citizen scientist in their heart — to their backyard. The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is back, from February 13 to 16, beckoning amateurs and experts alike to add to a global online database of birds recorded around their place of stay, study or work.