This photo was taken Friday at the Chicago Botanic Garden. The bird is a Cedar Waxwing. Franz Perfect Fishboat@comcast.net Description: purple-fish "Tight Lines!"
This weekend, take part in a nationwide event that celebrates your feathered friends.
You don't have to be an expert to take part. Just head out to your backyard ot any other outdoor setting and observe the birds around you.
Then head over to the Great Backyard Bird Count website and follow the instructions for entering the number you saw.
This event is not only fun, but it's got another purpose this year.
To find out what birds live around you, head over to the Great Backyard Bird Count website.