TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — People in Texas and all over the world are taking part in the first day of the Great Backyard Bird Count.READ MORE: Amber Alert Issued For 12-Year-Old Girl Out Of Converse, Texas
According to their website, the count was the “first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds” and display those results as they come in.
Organizers say more than 100,000 people participate in the four-day count each February. last year nearly 5,100 species of birds were counted.READ MORE: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taken A Toll On Mental Health, Led To More Drug Abuse, CDC Says
The count helps scientists understand the lives of birds around the globe.
Thoe participating don’t have to block out hours, and hours of time. It’s only required that participants spend at least 15 minutes counting birds on one or more days of the count.US To Deport 'Massive' Number Of Haitian Migrants From Texas Border Town
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