Vail Daily column: Christmas Bird Count: It’s not just for the birds

By Edward Stoner

Christmas lights are up, shoppers are in search for the perfect gift, and delicious treats seem to be everywhere, no matter how strong your willpower may be; the holiday season has officially arrived. This bustling time of year also marks the annual Christmas Bird Count, the longest running citizen science survey in the world. The great opportunity to practice your birding skills, contribute to an important citizen science effort, and help the birds you see on a daily basis will take place at 10 a.m. Dec. 14. Citizen science is the idea of taking advantage of field observations and data …

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