You really should participate in The Great Backyard Bird Count this coming weekend, 15-18 February 2013. It’s an excuse to look at birds, you can participate from anywhere in the world, and, for the first time, you can enter your data easily through eBird!

What better way to enjoy birds than to do it while participating in a worldwide citizen science event? What are you waiting for? Head over to The Great Backyard Bird Count site to get started!

Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy and Desmond Shearwater. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.