Christmas Bird Count Press Room
Welcome to the Press Room for one of the world's oldest and most influential Citizen Science programs -Audubon's Christmas Bird Count.
Please contact us if you need an Audubon spokesperson and/or CBC volunteer in your local area.
Important background information:
- Why the CBC Counts for Conservation:David Yarnold
- Audubon President's letter to CBC volunteers
- Press Release (en Espanol)
- FAQs http://birds.audubon.org/faq/cbc
- Birding That Counts http://mag.audubon.org/articles/birds/birding-counts
- Sign Up Today http://ow.ly/qRVVR
Photos and Audio
Click on the link below to view/download the high resolution version of the bird/birder image. All images must be accompanied by "photographer name, courtesy National Audubon Society".
Additional photo resources for birds: digital images at US Fish & Wildlife are free http://www.fws.gov/dls Digital commons free under the creative commons licensing: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
Below the list of photos below, click on audio link to download and listen. All audio usage must be accompanied by "Lang Elliot, Nature Sounds Studio".
Audio Link see below right
Press Room Toolkit
- Audubon Issues Winter Bird Warning
- Audubon to Expand Famous Christmas Bird Count
- Ten Things We Learned From Audubon's Christmas Bird Count
- 113th Central Park Audubon Christmas Bird Count Tally Sheet
- Central Park CBC tally 12192011
- Kids Count: Audubon's First CBC for Kids Launches in California's Sonoma Valley
- Rebound on the Bayou
- A Traveling Country Doctor Shares Chippewa Memories
- Matinicus: Running a Christmas Bird Count from the Rugged Beauty of a Remote Maine Island
News and Press Releases
The Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC), the longest-running citizen science wildlife survey in the world, will undergo several significant changes beginning this year as Audubon builds on the program's success to entice birdwatchers to lend their
Eighty-three Citizen Scientists braved breezy below freezing temperatures Sunday morning to count birds in New York City’s Central Park, where the Audubon bird census began on Christmas Day in 1900.