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Photo © Lori Piper

Funky Nests in Funky Places 2017

Have you noticed any bird nests in your neighborhood? Peek in a hanging flower basket, a street light, a store...

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Photo © Ojo de Lumbre

Ojo de Lumbre

April 25th, 2017
Ejido Palma de la Cruz, San Luis Potosí, México

Let’s get everyone involved! Ojo de Lumbre is organizing a 2017 Celebrate Urban Birds mini-grant project in Mexico. Come to...

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Photo © BioEdest


April 22nd, 2017
Parque Central Ancón, Lima, Perú

BioEdest celebrated urban birds on Saturday April 22, at the Parque Central Ancón in Lima, Perú. Participants enjoyed an educational...

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We Need Your Data! It’s Easy and Fun!

1. Learn to identify your regional birds.

2. Choose your birdwatching area.

3. Watch birds for 10 minutes a day for 3 days.

4. Report your results!

Line of pigeons in the city of New York with buildings behind Photo © Sam Aronov

Learn about the birds where you live!

Learn about the regional species of birds we focus on in the Celebrate Urban Birds project!

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Connect to the outdoors through art

Explore the arts as a way to connect even deeper with the outdoors, or as a doorway to the outdoors.

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Mother and daughter planting garden

Discover gardening tips for urban areas

These green mini-oasis contribute to the beauty of neighborhoods, help build community spirit, and provide places for children and adults...

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