Carolina Young Birders Club

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Global Big Day- Oct. 6

This is the fall version of eBird's Global Big Day! Get out and bird, and make sure you submit your checklists to eBird. Every bird counts! Learn more about the Global Big Day here!

Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak in fall plumage

Jackson Park, Hendersonville - Oct. 14

Join us for a walk in Hendersonville's Jackson Park, a well known fall warbler and migrant hotspot. We can expect Black-throated Green, Magnolia, Bay-breasted, Tennessee Warblers, among other neotropical migrants such as Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Swainson's Thrush, and Scarlet Tanager. We will meet at 8:00 at the visitor center parking lot. Please email carolinayoungbirders@gmail.com if you are planning on going, or have any questions. You can check out the NC Birding Trail's info on Jackson Park here.

Palm Warbler by Lee Jaffe

The Big Sit- Oct. 13-14

The Big Sit is a very relaxed form of birding. Teams sit in a designated circle and count whatever birds you can see within the circle! You can come and go as you please. Typically most circles start from 5-6 am and end around 5 or 6 pm. All you need is a comfy chair, some snacks, and your binoculars! You can read the official rules, get live updates from the Big Sit, as well as see what registered Big Sit circles are in North and South Carolina! If there isn't one near you, consider starting one! Click here for more info on the Big Sit! 

Tree Swallow by Jessica Bosler/USFWS

Have a suggestion for a trip? We'd love to hear it! Please contact us and let us know!