North Central Washington Audubon Society is a local chapter of the National Audubon Society dedicated to furthering the knowledge and the conservation of the environment of North Central Washington, our nation, and the world.
Christmas Bird Counts
Six Counts Within Our Chapter
The 114th Christmas Bird Count will take place from December 14, 2013, through January 5, 2014.
Tens of thousands of volunteers across America take part in an adventure that has become a tradition across generations. Families and students, birders and scientists, armed with binoculars, bird guides, and checklists, go out on an annual mission to make a difference while experiencing the beauty of nature.
Our four-county region coordinates six counts. They are:
TWISP BRIDGEPORT LEAVENWORTH CHELAN WENATCHEE OKANOGAN
Click here to go to our Christmas Bird Count page.
The Snowy Owl's typical range is in the northern circumpolar regions, although this species is known for occasionally wintering farther south, sometimes in large numbers. The last two winters have been remarkable for huge irruption of Snowy Owls across the northern tier of the United States.
Male Snowy Owls can be pure white, but females and young show dark barring.