02/17/23 @ 1:00pm –
02/17/23 @ 3:00pm

Meeting Room A

Mammen Family Public Library

Registration Required

Registration for this event is required.


The library makes every effort to ensure a welcoming and accessible environment. We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities or food allergies at library events. Please contact programs@mfplibrary.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations.

Age Guidelines

Successful library programs are designed with age in mind. Please note this program’s age guidelines will be enforced for all active participants.

Registration is required.

Hear from our friends from Texas Parks and Wildlife about how you can take part in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count (Feb. 17-20, 2023). Each year, volunteers throughout the country count birds and report their findings. Data gathered through the Great Backyard Bird Count helps document the presence of bird species in our area and gathers information that can contribute to bird conservation efforts. Join us in learning about and participating in this annual event. No previous birding experience is necessary!

We’ll listen to a short presentation and then practice some birding skills, including the use of binoculars, field guides, and the eBird app for reporting sightings. This portion of the program will be outdoors (weather permitting), so please dress accordingly. Bring a phone or smart device with you to the program so you can download the eBird app and set up an account.

To learn more about the Great Backyard Bird Count visit https://www.birdcount.org/

Photo credit: “Purple Martin Male” courtesy of Susan Young.

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