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Results of the 2022 Great Backyard Bird Count

The final numbers are in for the 2022 Great Backyard Bird Count.  There were 7,099 species of birds identified in 192 participating countries.  There were 359,479 eBird checklists submitted and 384,641 estimated global participants. Overall, the number of checklists...

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Tracking Spring Migration

Are you anxiously awaiting the arrival of spring migrants? You can track Spring migration at Birdcast. The models use the Global Forecasting System to predict suitable conditions for migration.  Bird migration forecasts show predicted nocturnal migration 3 hours after...

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Bird Window Strike Prevention: Presentation & Consumer Guide

If you are concerned about birds hitting windows during migration season and what you can do to help, download a copy of the Consumer Guide to Bird Window Strike Prevention here.  Then join us on Wednesday March 30 at 6 pm at the John James Audubon Center for a...

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A Word About Our Events

We have received many inquiries about whether it is necessary to register for our events in order to attend. The only time registration is required is when we specifically ask attendees to register in the event description.  Registration may be required in...

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Tri-State Bird Rescue Has Re-Opened

Tri-State Bird Rescue is open again. The USDA has lifted the quarantine they were under due to a bird testing positive for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza and they can accept birds for treatment again.

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We Won! Funding For Projects that Support Birds

Ever wonder if it’s worth it to advocate for birds, when problems like climate change and habitat loss can seem so huge? At Valley Forge Audubon Society, we know that advocacy can make a difference when people work together. For example: The Bipartisan Infrastructure...

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New and Noteworthy Books About Birds and Conservation

Visit our Books for Birders page to learn more about these new books: Bird Brother: A Falconer's Journey and the Healing Power of Wildlife By Rodney Stotts Female Heroes of Bird Conservation By Rosemary Low Solid Air: Invisible Killer. Saving Billions of Birds from...

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2021 Christmas Bird Count Results

Our annual Christmas Bird Count took place on Sunday, December 26, 2021.  We observed 78 species and 20,254 birds.  Overall it appears that the mild weather in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic kept a few unexpected species around and also did not push any northern...

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