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WBU Podcast

Being a backyard scientist is as easy as watching the birds and sharing what you see. Emma Greig, The Project Leader for Project FeederWatch, tells us just how simple and incredibly helpful it can be! Join tens of thousands already participating. 

Citizen Science 
Project FeederWatch Watch birds and share what you see to help science and conservation. Participate November through April. Sign up soon (even after it starts). 
Year-end Reports of Project FeederWatch 
Tricky Bird ID tips for those confusingly similar feeder birds. 

Birds Mentioned
Evening Grosbeak
House Finch
Eurasian Collard-Dove
Anna’s Hummingbird
American Tree-Sparrow 

Citizen Science Resources
Winter Finch Forecast It should be a decent year for some winter finches to move southward and visit feeders.
Merlin Bird ID App