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70th Annual Christmas Bird Count in Halstead-Newton
December 14, 2019 @ 6:30 am - 5:00 pmFree
Announcing Audubon’s 120th Christmas Bird Count and Halstead-Newton’s 70th year participating in community science data.
Your participation continues to be important!
• WHERE: Groups will meet at the Museum (27th and Main in
North Newton) at 6:45 AM for group organization and
paperwork. The final compilation is planned at the Museum at 4:45 PM.
• WHEN: All regular participants are asked to be on the count for 8 hours if possible. If you cannot participate for the entire day, it is helpful to find another person to fill out your 8-hour time period. Please let the organizer know of any arrangements that are made.
• WHO: New participants are welcomed. You are encouraged to recruit other interested persons! Children are welcome. (Note that individuals 12 or under should be accompanied by an adult)
• WHAT: Bring a pair of binoculars and a sack lunch. (KM will be open at noon for groups who want to eat lunch indoors.) A birding field guide is also helpful.
Contact the organizer by December 12, so that groups can be appropriately organized. Past group leaders can count circles that they have counted previously. Confirm your leadership with the group organizer.
Additional information about the Christmas Bird Count is available at link below.