Christmas Bird Count with the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

Calling all bird enthusiasts, citizen scientists, and folks wanting to be a part of the longest-running citizen science census in the world! On Tuesday, December 18, 2018 from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, the annual Christmas Bird Count will be hosted by the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge. The Kilauea Point NWR is one of the best places to view wildlife, and home to some of the largest populations of nesting seabirds.

This event will occur no matter the weather, and is an all-day birding extravaganza that has been contributing to the conservation of birds for over 100 years. See flyer below for more details, but be prepared to fill out a volunteer service agreement form. No experience necessary!

Curious about citizen science? Check out the Citizen Science Center and SciStarter’s definitions, as well as other ways to get involved with community data collection around the globe. The Christmas Bird Count is a perfect example of how research and conservation can be accelerated through public participation.

47378745_2136905203043262_4367565789629251584_oEvent at a glance:
  • Time: 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Two Locations: the Hanalei NWR or the Kilauea Point NWR
  • Facebook Event: Invite your friends!

Contact Lucy Carr to sign-up at or (808) 639-1388.


Inspired to volunteer with other orgs on Kauai, too? Check out our volunteer opportunity listing by moku.


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