A weekend for the birds

By Bethany Brookshire, 15:46 PM February 12, 2014

In many parts of the northern hemisphere, February is a time of year full of snow, gray skies and cold. But while we can curl up indoors with hot chocolate, our feathery friends must take what the weather throws at them. This weekend you can head outside and join them — if only briefly. And even if it’s cold, keep in mind that you’re braving it for a good cause: science.

The Great Backyard Bird Count runs February 14 to 17. It offers an opportunity not only to learn more about the birds in you...

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