"It's an independent data set that confirms the other work,"
The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a free,
fun, and easy event that engages bird watchers
of alll ages in counting birds to create
a real-time snapshot of bird populations.
"This count is so fun because
anyone can take part whether
you are an expert, novice, or
Researchers have estimated the Earth's individual bird population to be about 50 billion,
according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of
Sciences on Monday. That's roughly one human for every six birds, CNET reports.
the bird census is important because it helps us know
what birds are alive and how many are there