A diverse group of Australians, including actor William McInnes, travel reporter Catriona Rowntree, and musician John Williamson, have lent their voices for a new series of animations featuring Australian birds to celebrate National Bird Week and the Aussie Backyard Bird Count which runs from 21 – 27 October 2019.



Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2019

The Aussie Backyard Bird Count (21-27 October) is a great chance to get the whole family excited about our beautiful birds!Whatever your age, getting involved in the #AussieBirdCount is an easy way to get to know your feathered friends whilst contributing to BirdLife Australia's knowledge of our local birds. Who will you be counting with this year? What birds do you want to see? Register now:

Posted by BirdLife Australia on Wednesday, 25 September 2019





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Have you downloaded the #AussieBirdCount app yet? ⁠ ⁠ You can submit your counts via the app and use the Field Guide function to help you ID mystery birds. Just enter the size, shape and colour of the bird and it will give you a list of suggestions! ⁠ ⁠ This year's Aussie Backyard Bird Count will take place from 21-27 October and we'd love you to join us. Find out more and register through the link in our bio. ⁠ ⁠ Thank you to one of our #chiefcounters William McInnes for lending his voice to this animation! ⁠ ⁠ #birdlifeoz #birdlifeaustralia #australianbirdlife #australianbirds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofaustralia #bird #birding #birdwatching #australia #ornithology #birdlife #birdnerd #birding #putabirdonit #birdistheword⁠

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