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Sun February 22, 2009
Recap: The Great Backyard Bird Count
"...I guess there were some ten to twenty thousand (robins and red-winged blackbirds) in all... it was an awesome spectacle."
By Andy Wood
Wilmington, NC – The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual winter event designed to connect bird watchers to the science that goes into bird conservation, and it seems to be working. It took place over President's Day weekend. View the statistics here.
Andy Wood is education curator for Audubon North Carolina, and author of "Backyard Carolina," a collection of his WHQR commentaries.