Global Big Day–5/14/16

Photo by Rod Lentz

May 14th is Global Big Day.  Previously known as International Migratory Bird Day, birders from around the world count and record birds seen on the second Saturday of May.  Global Big Day is co-sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon.  It is easy to participate.  Simply submit your bird sightings to eBird (  Please submit a complete checklist, keep counts of the birds you see and enter one checklist per birding location visited.  Enlist family and friends in this effort and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature.  Your contributions will help conservation worldwide.