Aussie Backyard Bird Count | 18-24 Oct 2021

aussie backyard bird count

Aussie Backyard Bird Count

The 2021 Aussie Bird Count will run from October 18‒24 during National Bird Week.

The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is one of Australia’s biggest citizen science events. This year is the eighth count, and the organisers are hoping it will be the biggest yet. Join thousands of people around the country in exploring your backyard, local park or favourite outdoor space and help us learn more about the birds that live where people live.

The #AussieBirdCount is a great way to connect with the birds in your backyard no matter where your backyard happens to be — a suburban backyard, a local park, a patch of forest, down by the beach, or the main street of town.

How to get involved:

Just spend 20 minutes in your favourite outdoor space and report about the birds you see during that period. You can submit your results using the app or the web form. Every count helps.

You can count as many times as you like over the week. It is only requested that each count is completed over a 20-minute period. The data collected assists BirdLife Australia in understanding more about the birds that live where people live.

For more information on how to count see the FAQ here. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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For more information and all enquiries please visit the Aussie Bird Count website.

What:   Aussie Backyard Bird Count

When:    Monday 18 – Sunday 24 October 2021

Where:   Anywhere

Who:   Everyone

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: Aussie Backyard Bird Count Facebook event page

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