701 Cocoa Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033

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Great Backyard Bird Count

Friday, February 12. 10:00 am to 4:30 pm – Register for a *time slot.

Saturday, February 13. 10:00 am to 4:30 pm – Register for a *time slot.

Join us for the Great Backyard Bird Count! Sign up for a 15-minute time slot* and hang out in the Reading Garden in your woolies while you tally the birds you see. We will provide a tally sheet and guide to common birds; you do the counting. We will even upload everyone’s results to the main site!

The Great Backyard Bird Count is an international effort by The Cornell Ornithology Lab, the Audubon Society, and Birds Canada. Last year (2020), 268,274 participants from 194 countries counted 27,270,156 birds over the four-day count.

*Please list a group or family name when registering; one group or family per time slot.

  • 268,674 Estimated Participants
  • 27,270,156 Total Birds Counted
  • 6,942 Species of Birds Identified
  • 194 Countries