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Christmas Bird Count!
Saturday 28 December 2019, 07:30am
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Welcome to the 120th National Christmas Bird Count!

This is an annual tradition where we attempt to count every bird within our 7.5 mile radius count circle! The circle is centered in the Columbia River and so parts of our area are in each of the three cities!
The three start locations where volunteers can join the count are:
Richland – Meet Lisa Hill at the “Fingernail” in Howard Amon Park.
Pasco – Meet Dana Ward at the Chiawana Park Boat Ramp, end of Rd 88.
Kennewick – Meet Rich Barchet at the Rod Coler Audubon Nature Trail parking area on Columbia Park Trail.
From these locations we split into smaller teams led by more experienced birders. Some birding skills are helpful but not required. 
Birds seen at bird feeders within the count circle are extremely important to the count. So if you have a feeder please provide those numbers to a team leader.
Also the day ends with our annual Christmas potluck and tally of all of the bird species we saw together that day.
More information will be on our website

Find previous results at  Our code is WATC
PHOTO is a Pileated woodpecker with holiday lights on Flickr creative commons by yooperann