TAS Big Day Event Instructions
Date: Saturday May 13th midnight to midnight. Lunch to follow on Sunday May 14, 12:30 pm at The Burning Barrel, 5440 Route 6, Wellsboro (Ansonia), PA (cost of lunch not covered by TAS).
Boundaries: Area for the Tiadaghton Audubon Society Big Day will include but not exceed the borders of Tioga and Potter counties.
-at least 4 and not more than 10 people on each team.
-each team has a team leader who is proficient at bird ID and knows the area.
-the team leader is responsible for putting together her or his team.
-everyone who wants to be included in this event will be able to be part of a team.
-all are welcome regardless of proficiency of or experience in bird identification.
-At least 80% of a team’s recorded species must have been located by all team members.
-ABA recording rules apply: http://listing.aba.org/aba-recording-rules/
-Identification is on the honor system.
Sponsorships: Each team is responsible for finding their own sponsors. Sponsors will be people who would like to donate “x” amount of money per species located by the team which they are sponsoring. Funds raised will be donated to the Northcentral Pennsylvania Conservancy.
Prize for the winning team: TBD.
All participants are invited to lunch at their own cost at 12:30pm on Sunday May 14 at The Burning Barrel. A representative from each team should bring a paper copy of their team’s results which displays the total number of species and the name of every species that was recorded.