Start the count: Area bird counting options this month
Last updated 12/17/2020 at 4:07pm
CHENEY—Dec. 14 marked the start of Audubon National Society’s 121st Annual Christmas Bird Count, when veteran and beginner bird-counters alike gather on a specified date to gather in their area and spend the day counting birds. The counting season runs to Jan. 5, as it does every year.
The closest bird counts marked on Audubon’s website this year are in Cheney and Spokane.
Cheney’s listed compiler is Sandy Schreven. She said the Cheney count is taking place Dec. 19.
“It is a bit more challenging with COVID restrictions,” Schreven said. “We aren’t able to include new volunt...