Stunning Early Results From Global Great Backyard Bird Count

 

They have released some stunning early results for the first global Great Backyard Bird Count co-sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Audubon, and Bird Studies Canada that ran from last Friday to this past Monday. Cornell's Pat Leonard says more than 25 million birds birds were counted on 116-thousand checklists in four days and recording 31-hundred 38 species. They heard from every corner of the world.

Leonard says there were some dazzling finds.

                                             PURPLE RUMPED SUNBIRD

 

 

                                                   

                                                          GREEN BEE EATER

There was a big discovery in Canada.

It will take several weeks to compile all the data.

 

                                              RED FLANKED BLUE TAIL

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