05: It's Time for the Great Backyard Bird Count! (Becca Rodomsky-Bish, project leader at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
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Wisdom on cultivating backyard bird habitats, what we can learn from nesting studies, and an invitation to join us for the upcoming Great Backyard Bird Count (THIS weekend!) with the brilliant Becca Rodomsky-Bish. PLUS: what should we feed our hummingbirds and what's another name for an American woodcock?

Links from Becca's show:

The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC)

Nest Quest Go!

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Free Birding & Ecology Resources from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology:

Merlin Bird ID


Other Free Resources:



Follow Becca:

Becca's Cornell Lab Profile

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