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Virtual XHX is an online event to connect people with birds. Watch as we band birds, stream educational videos, and interview bird experts. Show support for our work by making a donation, buying a raffle ticket, buying a shirt, or bidding in our auction! All proceeds go to GCBO and our conservation efforts.

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Our Mission: Protect the birds and their habitats around the Gulf of Mexico and beyond.

More than 300 bird species rely on Gulf habitat at some point in their lives. The region sees more bird migration traffic than any other area, but much of it is threatened by coastal development, urbanization, and natural and man-made disasters. We fulfill our mission of protecting the birds and their habitats by using sound scientific research, land protection and enhancement, community engagement, and educational outreach.