The National Audubon Society protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow, throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation.
Bald Eagle. Photo: Howard Arndt/Audubon Photography Awards
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Great Egret. Photo: Dick Dickinson/Audubon Photography Awards
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The nation's longest-running community science bird project fuels Audubon's work throughout the year.
Christmas Bird Count 2015, Central Park, NYC. Photo: Camilla Cerea/Audubon
Everything you need to know to run your Christmas Bird Count circle
A collection of reports and summaries
You can add to a century of community science by signing up for a count near you.
Hundreds of studies by scientists around the world have put CBC data to use
How the count started, and how the data is used today.
Peruse the printed records of past Christmas Bird Count or find a full bibliography for American Birds and Bird Lore.
Protect birds and the places they need.