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The Great Backyard Dinosaur Count

Depending on whether or not one feels birds are dinos, of course.

On Thu, 15 Feb 2001 MKIRKALDY@aol.com wrote:

> I hope that some folks on the list are planning to take part in the Great 
> Backyard Bird Count that starts tomorrow and runs through February 19.  See:
> for details, but this year they are looking at quail populations, some of 
> which seem to be in decline, winter irruptions and house finch disease.  
> Data collected from this count will be combined with the Christmas Bird Count 
> and Project FeederWatch to help assess the condition, population and 
> distribution of our winter(ing) birds.  One can email checklists, and there 
> are pictures on the site for ID'ing birds.  Results will be posted on the 
> site.  Here is a chance to do science in your backyard and help our living 
> dinosaurs.
> Mary
> mkirkaldy@aol.com