The Florida Keys Audubon Society will hold it’s Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 31, 2016.
The Christmas Bird Count is an annual event in which groups all over the world spend a day surveying birds in their region, thus creating a snapshot of the health and numbers of bird populations. It is also a great way to learn about Keys birds and the environment.
The first count was held on Christmas Day in 1900, and it has been a staple of nature-lovers calendar ever since.
Birders of all experiences and abilities are welcome at the count, but space is limited and the organizers ask those interested to contact them by December 28 (preferably sooner) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We'll be done in time for everyone to make it to their New Year's Eve parties.