A record-breaking 12 months for the Nice Yard Fowl Rely


The 2023 Nice Yard Fowl Rely exceeded all expectations. Organizers estimate that greater than 500,000 contributors from across the globe made the most recent depend the most effective ever. First, a have a look at the numbers:

  • 7,538 species reported
  • 202 collaborating international locations
  • 390,652 fowl lists submitted
  • 151,479 images, movies, and sounds uploaded
  • 555,291 estimated international contributors

See the extra detailed last report.

Ranked by variety of checklists submitted, the best quantity got here from United States because of its measurement and historical past of the depend — the depend started in 1998 within the U.S. and Canada and went international in 2013. However India has marched up the checklist quick annually, now rating quantity two for variety of checklists in 2023, and Canada is third.

Looking on the variety of species reported yields a distinct consequence. Colombia takes the crown because the nation with essentially the most species reported, with a mind-boggling 1,293. Ecuador and India observe, fortunate birdwatchers in each international locations additionally reporting greater than 1,000 species.

Birdwatchers in India. Picture by Venus Joshi, courtesy Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Participation throughout america, ranked by variety of checklists, is dominated by the birdy states of California, Texas, and Florida. In Canada, the highest three provinces collaborating had been Ontario, British Columbia, and Quebec.

Crimson-winged Blackbirds had been seen within the northern United States and Canada sooner than standard this 12 months, presumably due to a considerably milder February. One report documented greater than 30,000 of the birds in Indiana.

Anyone can dive into the GBBC outcomes to discover what their very own area, state, or province reported, drilling right down to the county stage. Right here’s a step-by-step information that will help you navigate the journey.

You may see particular graphics summarizing outcomes from world wide, america, Canada, and India at http://bit.ly/3ZPigPl. There are 4 pages — click on the > arrow beneath the heading at prime left to advance to the next pages. 

The Nice Yard Fowl Rely is hosted by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the Nationwide Audubon Society, and Birds Canada. Many because of all who participated!

Due to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for offering this information.

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