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Christmas Bird Count

OPB | Nov. 29, 2012 8:30 p.m.

Portland has the second largest Christmas Bird Count in the Americas as volunteers dedicate one concentrated day to taking a census of area birds.
The CBC provides the nation’s best record of the rise and fall of bird populations.

Producer - Vince Patton;
Videographer & Editor - Nicholas Fisher;
Videographer - Todd Sonflieth;
Photos & Video Courtesy - Jim Cruce, Audubon Society of Portland, Oregon Historical Society, American Museum of Natural History, Library of Congress, National Audubon Society, US Fish & Wildlife, Wikimedia Commons: Scott Huber, Dominic Sherony, Mdf, Dlrohrer2003

More Information
Portland Audubon Bird Count FAQs
Christmas Bird Count
Birds in Decline
Christmas Bird Count History
How Bird Count Helps Birds


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