Field Trips

Saturday 17 December 2022, 06:00am - 05:00pm

Every year NB club members and other birders from beginners to experts join to together to count the birds in a clearly defined count circlerin and around Barrie. The circleis divided into ninesections and each section is looked after by a leader who assigns the counters to teams and each team is given a specific area within the section. Then the fun begins. Starting around 8:00 a.m., or earlier if you go owling, the count generally lasts until about 2:00 to 4:00p.m. with a break for lunch. Team leaders determine meeting places and start times and team composition placing beginners with experts.

Afterwards counters meet to tally results and compare notes at the pot luck supper. (Please see Meetings schedule for further information)

Participants must register no later than Dec. 5, with Bruce at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  who will distribute people (both beginners and experts) among 9 groups, each with a leader.