Celebrate Urban Birds

We're All Close To Birds!

  • Funky Nests 2015!

    You could win a mini-iPad, binoculars, bird guides and more! All youth entries are recognized.

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  • We Need Your Bird Observations!

    It’s simple and easy! Three observations in one bird watching area are important.

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  • Short on Space?

    Attract birds with these container plants!

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  • Before You Look For Nests, Read These Guidelines!

    For our Funky Nests challenge we encourage you all to go out and find nests in funky places, but it is very important to not disturb parent birds and their offspring. Learn about what to do, and what not to do, when searching for nesting birds.

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  • Signs of Spring

    New challenge Feb 15- March 31. All ages welcome. Win binoculars, bird feeders, and more! Enter your photos, videos, artwork, poems and stories!

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It's Easy To Start Celebrating!

We're All Close To Birds
  • Tijuana, Mexico
  • Peninsula de Yucatan, Mexico
  • Harlem, New York, NY, United States
  • Syracuse, NY
  • Ithaca, NY
  • 2100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, United States
  • San Diego, CA, United States
  • North Charleston, SC, United States
  • Lake Village, AR
  • Toledo, OH
and counting
Urban Areas

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