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Global Big Day

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We're celebrating Global Big Day on World Migratory Bird Day!
Global Big Day is an annual celebration of birds near and far. This special day, celebrated on World Migratory Bird Day, gives us a one-day snapshot of the current state of bird populations from around the world. The data collected helps develop conservation policies to protect birds in their native habitats. According to eBird, “Last year, Global Big Day brought more birders together virtually than ever before. More than 50,000 people from 175 countries submitted a staggering 120,000 checklists with eBird...
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