<html><head><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"></head><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; line-break: after-white-space;" class="">Chirp,<div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">Seasons Greetings! Thanksgiving is here which means the CBC day is approaching. The Bellingham CBC is on Sunday December 15 this year.</div><div class="">Some of our traditional leaders have fled for warmer climates, like Australia and Argentina, which leaves us in need of a few good birders.</div><div class="">This Citizen Science project is built on volunteers. Our count circle is partitioned into 25 areas, with a team leader directing the count in each area.</div><div class="">Currently we are in need of 2, maybe 3 leaders and a few team members. The count is from dawn to dusk in most areas, followed by a potluck where the data is collected.</div><div class="">More information about our count can be found here ….</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class=""><a href="https://www.northcascadesaudubon.org/christmas-bird-count" class="">https://www.northcascadesaudubon.org/christmas-bird-count</a></div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">Please email me if you are interested in volunteering.</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class=""><a href="mailto:bblackcat@comcast.net" class="">bblackcat@comcast.net</a></div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">Thank you !</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">Doug Brown, North Cascades Audubon Society, Bellingham</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class=""><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/146696747@N03/page1" class="">https://www.flickr.com/photos/146696747@N03/page1</a></div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class=""><a href="http://www.douglaslbrownphotography.com/" class="">http://www.douglaslbrownphotography.com/</a></div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class=""><br class=""></div></body></html>