By Sunshine Jowell and David Anderson
Next month the Red Rock Audubon Society will participate in Nevada Bird-A-Thon from May 7-16, counting bird species across the country, and raising funds for charity. In the past year, this birding event as adapted to allow participants to bird from home—allowing families and friends to join in some backyard birding to count the species in a safe and socially distant way.
Enjoy this video by David Anderson https://vimeo.com/539845998
As Nevada slowly starts to open up, with more and more people getting vaccinated and learning how to safely live and work with others, we still want to have a successful event. Backyard birding will always be a fantastic way to count your species of birds, but if you’re beginning to feel comfortable hitting some trails again, we’re hoping to find some “pros” in the field to be our guides.
If you have professional birding identification skills and feel comfortable leading beginner and intermediate birders on a field trip, we’d love to support you in planning your own event. Masks and social distancing would still be encouraged, but this is your chance to tailor an event based on your own resources, knowledge and skills in conservation and birding.
Great Basin Bird Observatory (GBBO) is here to help you with your advertising, as well as putting you in touch with valuable partners to help make your event a success for Bird-A-Thon. Get in touch today!