Christmas Bird Count 2009 results
The numbers are in, and only five months after the fact. Total species reported during the 2009 Christmas Bird Counts are as follows:
- Pacific Count (Dec. 20): 304 species, 20 observers.
- Central Count (Dec. 27): 287 species, 20 observers.
- Volcán Count (Dec. 27): 170 species, 40 observers.
- Atlantic Count (Jan. 3): 282 species, 20 observers.
The totals for the Central and Atlantic counts are the highest since 2001, thanks no doubt to the total number of participants, which was at its highest since 1999.