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Bird Counting 101

On this recent birding trip with some of our members, we were asked what methods are useful for counting birds at various encounters. Low and behold eBird has just published the second installment of a two-part series on bird counting. These tutorials explain why counting is important and give tips on how to get more accurate and valuable estimates from single specie flocks to moving flocks to large numbers of mixed species.

To read this useful tutorial, please visit eBird’s website:

Bird Counting 101


Bird Counting 201