Birding Hike-Audubon Great Backyard Bird Count
Start your Saturday morning off with the birds (and a few fellow birders). JSU professor, Dr. Robert Carter, will be leading this birding hike at the Little River Canyon Center. This hike is for new and experienced birders. This will be a part of the Audubon's annual Great Backyard Bird Count weekend. Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time. Now, more than 160,000 people of all ages and walks of life worldwide join the four-day count each February to create an annual snapshot of the distribution and abundance of birds.
Things to Bring: Plenty of water and/or sports drink, snacks/lunch, sturdy shoes (open toe shoes are not recommended), binculars (if you have them). Please be sure to dress appropriately according to seasonal temperatures/weather.
Weather: As with all outdoor events, if it's raining/stormy or very poor trail conditions, we may have to cancel. If the weather is questionable, please check with the park before leaving home. Please make every effort to arrive early or on time so that you do not hold up the group.
Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
Where: Little River Canyon Center, meet in lobby (Fort Payne, Alabama)
Time: 9:00 A.M.
Fee: Free and open to the public
For detials contact Little River Canyon Center