Christmas Bird Count
IT’S A GO! Stuart Christmas Bird Count Sunday, January 3, 2021!!
Counters are to be to single birders counting smaller areas and/or petite groups of 2 or 3 who NORMALLY are together and would have no COVID-19 space sharing issues.
Please contact Nancy Price NPRICE7047@AOL.COM to let her know where you prefer to bird so she can get birders to all HOT SPOT areas and get a good coverage of the Stuart circle with reduced counters and no overlapping. As always first come first served.
Here are the guidelines for the 2020/2021 CBC Stuart Circle:
There will be NO in-person pre-count meeting or post-count party.
All forms and data sheets will be delivered electronically.
Carpooling may only occur within existing/established familiar or social “pod” groups.
Birding activities must comply with all current State of Florida and municipal (St Lucie and Martin Counties) COVID-19 guidelines. As you know these can be changeable.
Social distancing and/or masks are required at all times in the field.
Remember to be socially distanced for this CBC. Martin and St Lucie counties are now in Phase 3 open rules with MASKS HEAVILY SUGGESTED. If either county government makes changes to masks being required that will be what will be expected of all CBC-ers.
AS A REMINDER -- only those birds counted on the count day of Sunday, January 3, will be recorded as official birds.
The safety of all bird counters, citizen scientists, will always be our top priority.