The Cornell Lab Bird Academy Discussion Groups Birding Tips Is it ok to count birds at backyard feeders, or will that skew results?

    • Les
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      Is it ok to count birds at backyard feeders, or will that skew results by showing so many birds in one location?
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    • Teagan
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      Yes, Always submit a complete checklist of birds on eBird.
    • Esteban
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      yes, it is acceptable
    • Sarah
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      I've always heard it's acceptable Ebird has an option to choose if you're stationary, at home watching. It still counts the birds I'm.your area.