Puerto Rico in the Great Backyard Bird Count 2013

Puerto Rico had more submissions than Spain

This year, and for the first time ever, the Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico promoted the Great Backyard Bird Count, an annual event led by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society.

Now in its 16th year, the program included participants from more than a hundred countries. Joining in to report bird observations during the weekend of February the 15th through the 18th, Puerto Rico came in ninth place with more submissions to the bird count than Spain and Belize.

This is a great achievement considering the size of Puerto Rico! The Trust would like to thank all our collaborators that participated in this weekend’s count and invite them to continue observing and recording bird information on