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Great Backyard Bird Count at MNHC

February 19, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


DATE: February 19
TIME: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Meet at the Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory St., Missoula

REGISTER HERE for this FREE event

Join citizen scientists across the globe! The Great Backyard Bird Count is a way for you to watch, count, and record the birds you see around your home or neighborhood. Contribute valuable information with your participation! This year we will be holding a count at the Montana Natural History Center. We will bird outside the center and along the Kim Williams trail. This event is perfect for beginners! Learn how a bird count works, how to enter data, and how to identify our most common local birds. Kids are welcome; we recommend ages 10 and up.

The Great Backyard Bird Count is an inter-organizational effort between the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, National Audubon Society, and Birds Canada.

What to Bring:

  • Mask
  • Clothes appropriate for changing Montana weather conditions – layers, hat, good boots, hand and toe warmers, etc.
  • Water and snacks
  • Binoculars and bird guide if you have them. If not, we have some to borrow.
  • Pen and writing paper or notebook (optional)

COVID Precautions:

  • group size limited to 20
  • outdoor program

Cost: FREE, but registration required.

REGISTER HERE for MNHC’s Great Backyard Bird Count


February 19, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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