Christmas Bird Count for Kids

Birding on zoo grounds, followed by tallying species inside the warm Gateway Building!

Christmas Bird Count for Kids

Sunday, December 7, 2014 from 9am to 1pm

Event Partners:  The US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Alaska Zoo and Audubon Alaska.

Download the Christmas Bird Count for Kids flyer (pdf)

Attention youth ages 6 and over! The US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Alaska Zoo and Audubon Alaska are pleased to announce our fifth annual Christmas Bird Count for Kids, Sunday, December 7th, 2014 at the Alaska Zoo! Get your kids registered now for the opportunity to become “citizen scientists” during this celebrated annual tradition!

Kids will explore the outdoors with experienced birders to practice their observational skills and to discover how local birds tough out the Alaska winter. This program is for ages 6 and above and will begin at 9am in the Gateway Hall at the Alaska Zoo, and end at 1pm. There will be bird-related freebies, food and drinks for all, so don’t miss out on this great opportunity to get outside and have some unforgettable fun encouraging bird conservation. 

Only a small number of birding spots are available, so please contact Stephanie Hartman at (907) 341-6463 to make your reservations today!   Fee is only $3 per person.