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Christmas Bird Count for Kids


Saturday, January 12, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
rare ECO Centre

The rare Charitable Research Reserve is partnering with Waterloo Region Nature Kids once again to host our Christmas Bird Count for Kids. This is a family event, where parents learn alongside their kids.

9:00 AM
Introduction and Welcome
9:15 AM
Mini-Workshop: Birding Basics
9:45 AM
Break into Teams, Hand-out Checklists
10:00 AM
Outdoor Bird Count in Teams! Dress for the weather.
11:30 AM
Hot Chocolate & Species Tallies
12:00 PM
Wrap-Up and Goodbye

Please dress to spend approximately 1.5 hours outside. The exact length of the count will be weather dependent. Hot chocolate & coffee will be provided. Binoculars and field guides will be provided for those who do not have their own.

All participants will receive a $5 coupon from Armstrong Bird Foods for participating in the 2018 CBC4Kids.

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Bird Studies Canada Photo Contest

Send in your best event photos to win a prize in this year’s CBC and CBC4Kids Photo Contest! Email your photos to by Thursday, January 31, 2019.

This event is FREE!



Price: C$0.00

Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM

Date: January 12, 2019

rare ECO Centre (Slit Barn)
rare ECO Centre
768 Blair Road
Cambridge, Ontario
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rare Charitable Research Reserve
1679 Blair Road
Cambridge, ON N3H 4R8
(519) 650-9336
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#8776 15914 RR0001