Saturday is for the birds

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This Saturday, people around the globe will be listening with a sharp ear, scanning the landscape and entering their bird sightings within the Cornell’s Lab of Ornithology’s EBird database. Global Big Days are a 24-hour celebration of birds, which support science by counting the number of birds and species seen across the world in a single day.

In addition to being a Global Big Day, Saturday is World Migratory Bird Day.

Interested parties can participate in the citizen science event for 15 minutes in one location or all day and night in various locations. The information gathered helps scientists to understand bird populations and related issues. The event encourages

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