Christmas Audubon Bird Count
The annual Hornby Island Christmas bird count is sponsored by CHI and is coordinated by Comox Valley Natural History Society. The results of the one day count are incorporated in the Audubon Christmas bird count Hornby Island is grouped with Denman Island, Buckley Bay and Deep Bay area for the count on the same day. On Hornby Island approximately 24 shoreline sites are counted along with two upland lakes. Backyard birders phone in their findings on the same day. The results of the December 14, 2014 count is reported in the First Edition can be viewed here on the CHI website or at the Bird Studies Canada website.
This annual count was conducted on December 16th, 2015 and the results can be viewed here.