The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual four-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are across the continent. Anyone can participate, from beginning bird watchers to experts. It takes as little as 15 minutes on one day, or you can count for as long as you like each day of the event. It's free, fun, and easy-and it helps the birds."

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Now that you have created your account and participated in the 2013 Great Backyard Bird Count, you can use your same login name and password to share your bird observations at any time, from anywhere in the world, using eBird. Please participate in this global bird-monitoring project to help scientists better understand what is happening to bird species everywhere. Thank you!

checkmark.gif eBird is a free, real-time, online checklist program. You can use eBird to store and retrieve your bird observations and to explore where people are finding birds across North America.
checkmark.gif  eBird shares the observations of birders like you with a global community of educators, land managers, ornithologists, and conservation biologists.
checkmark.gif  eBirding is simple. You enter when, where, and how you went birding, then fill out a checklist of all the birds seen and heard during your outing.


Contributions to eBird increase our understanding of birds and our appreciation for the uniqueness of our planet's biodiversity.


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