Big Day Of Birding In Los Alamos County July 12

Mouser Williams speaks at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 7 p.m., July 12. Photo by Minesh Bacrania


PEEC News:

Join local birder Mouser Williams as he shares the history and passion behind the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s “Global Big Day” program.

Los Alamos birders competed in the event in May, during which time Mouser set out to find and identify 100 bird species in Los Alamos County in a single day.

Tuesday, July 12 at 7 p.m. at the Los Alamos Nature Center, hear his story about his attempt to set a county record.

Williams has lived in Los Alamos for 14 years as a local birding enthusiast and wildlife photographer. Her organizes the annual Los Alamos Christmas Bird Count and runs the Los Alamos Rare Bird Alert. When not enjoying the outdoors, he moonlights as an electrical engineer at LANL.

This event is free to the public.

For more information about this and other Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) programs, visit, email, or call 505.662.0460.

PEEC was founded in 2000 to serve the community of Los Alamos. It offers people of all ages a way to enrich their lives by strengthening their connections to our canyons, mesas, mountains, and skies. PEEC operates the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road, holds regular programs and events, and hosts a number of interest groups from birding to hiking to butterfly watching. PEEC activities are open to everyone; however, members receive exclusive benefits such as discounts on programs and merchandise. Annual memberships start at $35. To learn more, visit