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Audubon Christmas Bird Count at Corkscrew

This year's Corkscrew CBC is scheduled to be held on Saturday, December 17, 2022.

Event Date: December 17, 2022 - 6:30am - 6:30pm

Event Contact: Sally Stein

This year marks the 123rd annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count  (CBC), the longest-running community science project in the world.  The Corkscrew Count Circle area is one of over 2000 Count Circles from many countries in the western hemisphere that participate each year.  

This year's Corkscrew CBC is scheduled to be held on Saturday, December 17, 2022.  

The Corkscrew CBC Count Circle is divided up into fourteen team areas.  There is a team captain in charge of each team who decides the plan and the start time for the team. Most teams meet to start in the parking lot of the Blair Audubon Center.  All teams come back to the classroom of the Blair Center at the end of the day to drop off their data forms or to stay for the Round up Dinner, when we begin compiling all of the data from each team. 

Participants do not have to be expert birders to participate, there is usually a mix of experience levels on each team.   The CBC is a great way for beginning birders to become more knowledgeable about the birds and their habitats.  Teams will operate socially distanced again this year.

This circle is open to accepting participants from the general public, to either help with one of our teams, or to count the birds at feeders in their yards if they are within our count circle area.   interested participants should contact  Sally Stein, Corkscrew CBC Compiler, for more information and to register.

The CBC is held between December 14 until January 5th each year, and different circles have different dates for their counts,  If you are interested in helping with other count circles please see other count circle count dates and contact information here.

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