Christmas Bird Count Press Room

Evening Grosbeak on the 113th Palo Alto CBC
Vivek Tiwari

This Evening Grosbeak was recorded during the count week as well as the count day Dec 17, 2012 for the Palo Alto, CA CBC circle. It was the 2nd CBC record in the last 25 years.This photograph was taken in the same area earlier in the count week on Dec 14, 2012 by Vivek Tiwari.

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:

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  Digital commons free under the creative commons licensing:

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".

Northern Cardinal
Jerry Acton

Snow Geese
Denny Colvin

Eastern Bluebird
Frank Ripp

American Robin
Jonathan Oleyar

Tufted Titmouse
Judy Howle

Wood Duck
Frank Horvath

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Lewis Scharpf

Burrowing Owl
Larry Smith
Ring-billed Gull
Lynne Marsho
Audio Link see below right

Baltimore Oriole
John Ruman
Audio Link see below right

Winter Birder
Deborah Phillips

Winter Birder
Amy Kovach

News and Press Releases

Press Room Contacts