The Great Backyard Bird Count starts Friday, February 12 and continues through Monday, February 15. It's easy and fun to participate. Just watch birds for at least 15 minutes at any locaton on one or more days of the count and report the highest number of each species you see together at one tme. For more information and birding tips be sure to visit the GBBC website and check out this year's great drawing prizes for GBBC participants. You must do your bird counts over the four days of the GBBC but you have until March 1 to enter your information through the GBBC website and to send us your entries for the GBBC photo contest.