Press Release

Camilla Cerea/Audubon

Download, print, or send our news release to local media outlets or organizations to spread the word about this special international bird count. Please encourage reporters to use images from our social media page for their stories. Or, media outlets can contact the names below for other high-resolution images to use.

The 2021 press release will be available here for download approximately one-month before the count.

Media contacts for each organization:

Pat Leonard, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

(607) 254-2137,

Kerrie Wilcox, Birds Canada

(519) 586-3531 ext. 134,

Nick Gonzalez, Audubon

(212) 979-3100,