2022 Bird Blitz (Houston, BC)
May 27 @ 12:00 am - May 28 @ 11:59 pm UTC+0
Join local birders to count as many species of birds as we can in a 48 hour period. Count birds at your feeders, on your walks, during your activities or at an official A Rocha event and report them to the “2022 Bird Blitz Houston BC” project on iNaturalist: https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/2022-bird-blitz-houston-bc
A Rocha Events:
Friday, May 27
12:01 am – Let the counting begin.
6 pm – Duck Pond “Learn to Bird” walk.
Bring your family and meet at the dock at the Duck Pond for this family friendly guided interpretive walk to learn how to identify birds by sight and sound.
Saturday, May 28
7 am – Bird Nerds Unite
Birders meet at the Nature Centre to create teams and coordinate locations for the day. (The team with the most recorded species will win a prize.)
10 am – 3 pm Birds of a Feather Scavenger Hunt
Visit the Nature Centre at any time to join in on a Feather Scavenger Hunt and learn all about birds in the Bulkley Valley.
6 pm – Wrap-up Campfire
Join us for a campfire at the Nature Centre to tally the count for the day, find out who wins the prize for the most species counted and hear stories of birding in the Bulkley Valley by local bird watchers.
12:00 Midnight – Last records accepted for official count.