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Great Backyard Bird Count at Cos Cob Library at Cos Cob Library

Great Backyard Bird Count at Cos Cob Library

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  • Feb. 15, 2020, 10-11:30am
  • Cos Cob Library
  • 5 Sinawoy Rd, Cos Cob, CT
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Learn about Winter Bird Watching and how your family can take part in the Great Backyard Bird Count (one of the largest Citizen Science projects in the world) right in your own backyard and neighborhood. Ryan MacLean, Bird Education Specialist at the Greenwich Audubon Center, will introduce you to some of the most common winter birds in the area and explain how you can count these birds this weekend and become part of the 'Citizen Science' team through the Bird network of Cornell University. All participants will receive a color chart of common backyard birds and can receive instruction on how to set up a free e-Bird account with the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology to keep track of birding records this weekend and from now on both at home and around the world. Finally, there will be a brief walk outside to conduct your own bird count at Mill Pond Park, located directly across the street from the library. Binoculars will be available to those who need them and we encourage participants to dress warm for cold weather. All ages welcome To RSVP, please call or e-mail Dulce Stanton from the Greenwich Library dstanton@greenwichlibrary.org. To learn more about the Great Backyard Bird Count, visit gbbc.birdcount.org.

About Cos Cob Library

5 Sinawoy Rd

Cos Cob, CT, Connecticut

203-622-7952