Great Smoky Mountain Audubon Society Reminder: Great Backyard Bird Count (4 days)

Christine Gibson
Feb 16, 2014
All Day

Remember to show you love for birds this St. Valentine's Day weekend. Participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count! Go to for more information. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, bird watchers from more than 100 countries are expected to participate in the 17th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), February 14–17, 2014. Anyone anywhere in the world can count birds for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count and enter their sightings at The information gathered by tens of thousands of volunteers helps track the health of bird populations at a scale that would not otherwise be possible. The GBBC is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society with partner Bird Studies Canada.