111th Annual Central Park Christmas Bird Count

Take part in this annual citizen-science tradition started by ornithologist Frank Chapman on December 25, 1900.  The collected data will be added to an ever-growing database that provides valuable information to research scientists who study early winter bird populations across North America.

8:00 a.m.:  Meet a the South Pump Station of the Reservoir (85th Street and 5th Avenue).  All counting groups will be escorted by Urban Park Rangers.

12:30 p.m.:  Data tally and refreshments at the Arsenal Gallery (3rd floor of the Arsenal at 64th Street and 5th Avenue).

Dress warmly and don’t forget your binoculars!  For more information, contact NYC Audubon at (212) 691-7483 or ChrismasBirdCount@nycaudubon.org.

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