Jefferson County is home to an abundant variety of bird species. To celebrate and preserve these species and their habitats, we are excited to offer a Big Year in 2018.
Join fellow community birders in identifying by sight or sound the largest number of species of birds within Jefferson County between January 1 through December 31, 2018.
Saturday, August 18, 2018,
8:15 -10:30 pm
Hiwan Heritage Park
Bring your blankets and cuddle up in Heritage Grove — it’s movie night! Follow along with birding enthusiasts as they pursue a Big Year in this film adapted from Mark Obmascik’s best-selling book. Who will be the “best birder in the world?” FREE! No registration necessary. All ages are welcome. More information: 720.497.7650 More Details
City of Wheat Ridge
September Bird Count
Tuesday, Sept. 118:30-11:30 am
Join community birders for a Big Year Jeffco bird event on the Wheat Ridge Greenbelt - one of the top 10 birding areas in the Denver metro area. We will identify and survey birds along a small section of the Clear Creek Trail. Register
The Big Sit!
Chatfield State Park
Sunday, October 14
6:45 am - 6:45 pm
(In partnership with the Denver Field Ornithologists) More Details