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Murders and Exaltations: The Annual Christmas Bird Count with Rebecca Coulter

SBMNH Presents: Science Pub at Dargan's.

When: Monday, March 26, 2012, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Dargan's Irish Pub & Restaurant, 18 E. Ortega St., Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: 21+

Categories: Social: Meetings

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Murders and Exaltations: The Annual Christmas Bird Count

With Rebecca Coulter, Compiler SB Christmas Bird Count

Monday, March 26, 2012
6:30-8:00 PM

132 Red-tailed Hawks. 1,015 Anna’s Hummingbirds. 14 Canyon Wrens. 1 Burrowing Owl. How do birders conduct the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count, and more to the point, why? Can they really tell if they’ve counted that bird twice? From the small but mighty team of back-country “owlers” up at o-dark-thirty to the backyard feeder watchers, find out why Santa Barbarans and birders around the country fan out around their neighborhoods in a coordinated 24-hour survey of all the birds among us. Join us to learn more about this 112-year-old Audubon project: an example of citizen science at its best.

Meet at Dargan's Pub in Santa Barbara. Science Pub is open to ages 21+ and admission is free. No reservations or tickets are required. Dargan's is located at 18 E. Ortega Street. Some street parking is available, and Lot#10 is conveniently located adjacent to Dargan's (first 75 minutes free).

Questions: Call 805-682-4711 ext. 110.

Phone: 805-682-4711

Event posted Feb. 24, 2012
Last updated March 16, 2012

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