Great Backyard Bird Count

A woodpecker with a red head stands on a branch.

Get a Birding Boost: Join the Great Backyard Bird Count

January 23, 2023 — Positive vibes go both ways when people connect with birds.

How You Can Help Protect Birds In 15 Minutes This Weekend

February 12, 2016 — In an op-ed for the Huffington Post, Audubon CEO David Yarnold highlights citizen science projects including the Great Backyard Bird Count.

A Record-breaking Year for the Great Backyard Bird Count

March 11, 2015 — Birdwatchers report almost half the world’s bird species in just four days.

About the Great Backyard Bird Count

Every February, count for as little as 15 minutes in your own backyard to help expand our understanding of birds.