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The Great Backyard Bird Count (FREE)




  • February 16, 2019 - February 16, 2019
  • Saturday, 9:00am - Saturday, 11:00am

Event Description

  • The National Audubon Society’s annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a free, fun, and easy event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of bird populations. Laurel Hill and West Laurel Hill Cemeteries are teaming up with experts from the Delaware Valley Ornithological Club and the Academy of Natural Sciences to participate in the GBBC on Saturday, February 16 from 9-11 AM. Bring your binoculars, water and snacks and join the fun! This event is FREE and open to the public and advanced registration is required at both sites. To participate in this event at Laurel Hill, enter via the Cemetery’s Gatehouse entrance at 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132. Free parking is located in the lot across the street from the Gatehouse and within the cemetery. Register in advance online. To register at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, contact Please convene at the Conservatory located at 215 Belmont Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.

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