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Annual Christmas Bird Count events

Dec 27, 2017 - Dec 30, 2017


Christmas Bird Counts events this season.

Looking for a great outdoor activity for you and your family this holiday season? Why not join the tens of thousands of bird enthusiasts world-wide for the National Audubon Society’s 118th Annual Christmas Bird Counts? Communitiy events with the Nats (naturalists) will be taking place in Golden, Cranbrook and Kimberley and you don’t have to be an experienced ‘birder’ to join the fun.

Choose how you would like to help. You can:

  • Go along with an experienced birder and help to record
  • Stay home and cozy, watch and record your feeder
  • Cover a specifically allocated territory on your own or with family and friends

Here are details for each of the communities.

Golden – December 27, 2017

This will be the 28th annual Christmas Bird Count and will be held in various locations in and around Golden. We count a circle, with Golden as the centre, that includes Hartley and Adolf-Johnson Rds, most of Moberly, Kicking Horse Ski area, Nicholson and as far south as the north end of Horse Creek and Austin Rd.

Contact organizer Ellen Zimmerman for more details. Email her at ellenzim@uniserve.com or phone 250-348-2225

Cranbrook – Decemver 29, 2017

The Christmas Bird Count will take place at Elizabeth Lake this year. For more information and to register, contact Daryl Calder by email to: caldernahm@cintek.com

Kimberley – December 30, 2017

Meeting place will be the Kimberley Platzl. If you’re interested in learning more about birding and offering your help at a local count in Kimberley, please register with Diane Cooper at dicooper.bc@outlook.com

To learn more about the Annual Christmas Bird Count, visit: http://rockymountainnaturalists.org/rmn-blog/east-kootenay-cbcs-dec-2017


Dec 27, 2017
Dec 30, 2017
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