Wednesday, February 11, 2009
What's Everyone Talking About?
It's the Great Backyard Bird Count!
From their web site:
The GBBC provides an invaluable real-time snapshot of bird distribution across North America. Each year we see changes in where the birds are located, based on factors that include climate change, weather patterns, food supplies, diseases, and breeding success. With all of the data online, anyone with an interest in birds may explore what could be the first indicators of real trends and changes in bird numbers and distribution. In-depth studies are necessary to confirm the GBBC trends and to further test the reasons for the changes we see.