We enjoy hearing from people about their Great Backyard Bird Count participation. In 2021, we decided to make this a formal process! Share your story with us and we’ll put together an article to inspire others to join in the fun of connecting to birds and nature.
Stories from Past Counts
Below are stories submitted by participants from around the world. Birding can be enjoyed by anyone, anywhere!
- First Birding Experience in America
My first experience birding in North America was rewarding and exciting. I enjoyed comparing the birds I observed in the cold here to those at home in warmer Botswana.
- Barkatullah University in India Runs a Campus Bird Count
Each year we do a Campus Bird Count (CBC) to document our local avian diversity. Overall, the bird count was really an interesting and exciting event. We realized the importance of the niche role our campus plays in the conservation of ecologically important avifauna.