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Great Backyard Bird Count: Birmingham Zoo

February 17, 8:00 am10:00 am

Immature Red-tailed Hawk. Photo: Birmingham Audubon

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Seasonal bird counts have been a central part of Birmingham Audubon’s work ever since its founding in 1946. This year, we’re continuing that tradition with four great counts, including two field trips in support of this year’s Great Backyard Bird Count.

The first of these half-day trips takes us to the Birmingham Zoo for a fun morning spent counting our city’s winter birds.

The details: Meetup is at 8 a.m. in front of the zoo’s main ticket booths, accessible from Cahaba Road. As always, remember to bring plenty of water and snacks, rain gear, and seasonally appropriate (i.e., warm) attire. If you have your own binoculars, you’ll definitely want to bring them along—we’ll have only a limited number of loaners on hand.

(Questions about accessibility? Email us for more information about how we can meet your needs.)

The birds: You’ll find the latest eBird records for the zoo here.

Count leaders: Matt Hunter (205-915-8186) leads this trip.

More information: To learn more about the Great Backyard Bird Count and how to participate at your home feeder, visit the Cornell Lab of Ornithology or National Audubon.

Details

Date:
February 17
Time:
8:00 am–10:00 am
Event Category:

Organizer

Birmingham Audubon
Phone:
205-719-3678
Email:
info@birminghamaudubon.org
Website:
birminghamaudubon.org

Venue

Birmingham Zoo
2630 Cahaba Road
Birmingham, AL 35223 United States
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Website:
https://www.birminghamzoo.com