Oxford Library preps for Backyard Birdcount

OXFORD –In conjunc- tion with the National Audubon Society's annual “Great Backyard Bird Count,” slated this year for Feb. 12 – 15, staff members at the Oxford Memorial Library have organized a bird-feeder build workshop to lure the winged creatures in ahead of the count.

Beginning at 6:30 p.m. this thursday, Jan. 4 at the

Oxford memorial Library on Fort Hill; Oxford communi- ty children and adults alike are invited to craft their own recycled-materials bird feed- er for “the little puffs of feathers on a wire.” The community enrichment activity is an effort to bring the birds in closer for obser- vation and counting–all in the name of science.

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