Saturday, December 17, 2005

Birding at Cape Meares

A high point of the year for many birders is the annual Christmas Bird Count, a nationwide survey that has been conducted for the past 105 years. Today I joined the team of about 30 for the Tillamook count on the Oregon coast. In spite of the unusual strong east wind, and below-freezing temperature, the group tallied (unofficially) 131 species for the day.


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