Great Backyard Bird Count http://wlrn.org en This Weekend's Great Backyard Bird Count Allows South Florida Birders To Shape Science http://wlrn.org/post/weekends-great-backyard-bird-count-allows-south-florida-birders-shape-science <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dust off those binoculars and brush up on your birding skills. The 2013 Great Backyard Bird Count is on and South Florida is a historical hotbed of action.</span></p><p>The four-day count -- a joint effort by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, National Audubon Society, and Bird Studies Canada -- is a large-scale citizen-science project with participants from around the globe. There's no cost to join and it's open to birders of all levels, from the casual feeder watcher to hardcore "listers."&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 9477 at http://wlrn.org This Weekend's Great Backyard Bird Count Allows South Florida Birders To Shape Science