Birding Citizen Science Projects

 Birding Citizen Science Projects

 

Christmas Bird Count

– National Audubon Society, Cornell University, Bird Studies Canada, Gulf Coast Bird Observatory Instituto Humboldt – Columbia, National Network Bird Observers – Columbia

Local Christmas Bird Counts:
Willamson County:  Granger Lake, Georgetown
Outside Williamson County:  Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge,
Bastrop/Buescher State Parks,  Westcave Preserve, Hornsby Bend

Great Backyard Bird Count

February 14-17, 2014
Count birds in your backyard or nearby park for 15 minutes per day – you can count on
only one day or all four.

eBird

Record bird sightings either online or with smart phone apps such as BirdLog.
Reporting of birds within Williamson County and the adjacent counties will count for Volunteer Hours for the Good Water Chapter.

Texbirds List Serve

Reporting of birds within Williamson County and the adjacent counties will count for Volunteer Hours for the Good Water Chapter.

Nest Watch

Collecting data on the success and failure of nesting birds.

Project Feeder Watch

 

Breeding Bird Survey

United States Geological Survey
The BBS is a cooperative effort between the U.S. Geological Survey’s Patuxent Wildlife Research Center and Environment Canada’s Canadian Wildlife Service to monitor the status and trends of North American bird populations.

Bird Banding

Check with Derrick Wolther for bird banding opportunities.

Texas Hummingbird Roundup

 

Hummingbirds at Home

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