Hard to believe 2020 marks the third year of October Big Day, a global 24-hour event for birdwatchers around the world to watch and report all the birds they’ve seen.
This year had an added bonus for October Big Day, this weekend was also the first Global Bird Weekend.
I’ve participated every year and was happy it didn’t rain this year like it did for my first October Big Day in 2018.
Word has spread about the fun you can have birding!
The first year, over 13,000 people participated. In 2019, more than 20,000 people participated in Global Big Day.
And for 2020, I joined almost 29,000 people in submitting 66,843 checklists of 6,799 species (as of October 18, 2020 at 6:30pm Eastern Time). Continue reading Photo of the Week: Third Annual October Big Day of Birding