Christmas Bird Count
Skill Level: All skill levels.
When: 2021 count dates not announced yet.
Each Christmas Bird Count is conducted on a single day between December 14 and January 5. Counts are carried out within a 24-km diameter circle that stays the same from year to year. The results are used daily by conservation biologists and naturalists to assess the population trends and distribution of birds. Find a count near you: http://www.birdscanada.org/volunteer/cbc/index.jsp?targetpg=mapviewer&lang=EN
North Shore (Tecumseh/Lakeshore)
Holiday Beach (LaSalle/Amherstburg)
Leamington (Point Pelee)
Christmas Bird Count for Kids
Skill Level: Beginner.
Inspired by the well-loved, traditional Christmas Bird Count, the CBC4Kids engages new generations of young birders across North America.
When: Throughout December and January.
Findings are submitted through an online checklist and reported to Nature Counts and eBird Canada, where they can be used in scientific research.
Notes: Great resources to be printed in colour, laminated and reused yearly: