28 minutes | Dec 16, 2020

Join the Experts - Christmas Bird Count with Tim O'Connell

This is our first "JOIN THE EXPERTS" episode of our BioBlitz! Oklahoma podcast.  In these episodes, we will highlight citizen science projects that you can join.  In this episode, Angelina talks with OSU ornithologist Tim O'Connell. They highlight several winter bird projects – in particular the Christmas Bird Count.   Learn how researchers use citizen science data to understand bird populations and learn how you can participate! They talk about several programs, projects, and information sources during the episode here are links to all of those:Dr. O’Connell's website https://timoconnell.wordpress.com/Facebook groups: Oklahoma Ornithological SocietyPayne County Audubon SocietyYouTube videosHow to find specific CBC circles:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M38H4v32dtA&t=336sHow to find out what birds are around using eBird:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPuW6M3jLi8&t=2sNational Audubon Society  Christmas Bird CountGreat Backyard Bird CountCornell Lab of OrnithologyWilson Ornithological SocietyeBirdBioBlitz! Oklahoma Links are:Facebook page – BioBlitz! Oklahoma Twitter @okbioblitz Website: https://biosurvey.ou.edu/bioblitzok/ This podcast is a project of BioBlitz! Oklahoma, an outreach program of the Oklahoma Biological Survey at the University of Oklahoma. Happy Holidays! We hope you celebrate with time outside exploring Oklahoma's amazing biodiversity.  Remember, you can find biodiversity right outside your door.   
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