CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT
COUNT DAY: Saturday December 17, 2022
Join North America's longest-running citizen science program. We will be coordinating the 2021 Annapolis Royal Christmas Bird Count.
Birds Canada Resource Page:
Find the count near you, check the Nova Scotia Bird Society website
How can I participate in the count?
The Annapolis Royal circle has been divided into sub-areas, for individuals or small groups conduct surveys
When possible, we aim to pair new birders with experienced CBC participants.
Observation sheets, which include space to record party effort, species, weather, contact information, rare bird reports, etc., will be provided to each team.
There is no fixed amount of time that must be spent on a field survey. We ask that groups try to cover their area as fully as possible.
Anyone living within the Annapolis Royal circle can conduct a feeder watch from home.
There is no set time that must be spent watching the feeder. You can break up the count into a series of small segments. Counts are based on the largest number of any species seen at a single time.
FIELD SHEETS (PDF downloads)
Hard copies are available at the CARP office (314 St. George St., Annapolis Royal, NS.