April 2, 2019

GBBC 2019 Results

The Great Backyard Bird Count and Campus Bird Count 2019 results are now live and can be viewed here.

1,786 birders in India submitted 22,273 lists, spent a total of 10,764 person-hours birding and recorded 852 species— 65% of the total number of species known to occur in the country! India stood third in the world, in terms of number of species reported, and second in terms of the number of checklists uploaded.

Do go through the report for more information on state-wise results, the most commonly sighted species across the country and Campus Bird Count results.

GBBC 2019 coverage map

The stories behind GBBC are as important as these numbers. We have put together a set of stories by GBBC participants in an interactive map which can be viewed here.


Banner image: CBC in Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, Uttarakhand by Ashwin Warudkar

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