Virtual Program: The Great Backyard Bird Count

Join the Chester County Library, the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for The Great Backyard Bird Count, Wednesday, January 13, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Each February, for four days, the world comes together for the love of birds. This year’s count will be February 12 through 15. Over these four days everyone is invited to spend time in their favorite places watching and counting as many birds as they can find and reporting them. These observations help scientists better understand global bird populations before one of their annual migrations.Families, couples and individuals are all encouraged to participate. Learn how to be a part of the fun and science for the love of birds.

This program is part of the Longwood Gardens 8th Annual Community Read Program designed to encourage reading and start a conversation. In 2021 discover how one finds a passion for nature and explore what can become of that spark. Participants will be eligible for a free drawing for a one day family pass for 4 to Longwood Gardens.

Please register for the program: Wednesday, January 13, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Registration is required. Registration will close 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the event. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants 2 hours before the program starts.  Make sure to check the email address you registered with to receive the link.  You do not need a Zoom account to attend the virtual program.

This program supports the PA Forward Civic and Social Literacy Initiative.

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