Christmas Bird Counts

a winter tradition

Click on the map icon for a printable count map and on the compiler's name to send a message.

  • 12/15/2016 - Harlan County (Joel Jorgensen, Compiler)   
    If you would like to participate contact Joel Jorgensen.
  • 12/18/2016 - Seward/Branched Oak (Joe Gubanyi, Compiler)   

    The Seward-BOL CBC circle includes all of Branched Oak Lake, most of Twin Lakes, the west end of Pawnee Lake, all of Meadowlark Lake, two WMAs and lots of good road driving with bridges over creeks and wooded areas.. Please email of leave a phone message if you are able and willing to help.
  • 12/20/2016 - Scottsbluff (Alice Kenitz, Compiler)   

    RESCHEDULED to Dec 20th**Meet at Arby’s at 7:00am. Count sites will be assigned at this time. This is an all day count but help is appreciated for any amount of time. We will be back at Arby’s around 1:00 for lunch then go back out in the afternoon. Feeder watchers within the count circle are also needed.
  • 12/21/2016 - Ames (Don Paseka, Compiler)   

    The Ames Christmas Bird Count is now scheduled to be held on Wednesday, Dec. 21, with a bad weather date of Thursday, the 22nd. If you're interested in participating and we haven't already heard from you this fall, contact Janis or Don Paseka
  • 12/22/2016 - Lincoln (Lauren Dinan, Compiler)   

    **RESCHEDULED**to Dec 22nd**To participate as either a field or feeder counter, please contact Lauren Dinan .
  • 12/23/2016 - Ponca (Bill Huser, Compiler)   

    Please contact the compiler for details
  • 12/27/2016 - Calamus/Loup (David Heidt, Compiler)   

    On the day of the count, you are on your own for "before Sunrise owling" if you choose to do so--we plan on meeting at Verda's Cafe in Burwell at 6:45 am to divide up the count circle. Lunch is "on your own", so you might want to plan a sack lunch or snacks. If you want to participate in afternoon only or you want more information, please contact Dave Heidt In the event of bad weather, the back-up date is Thursday December 29th.
  • 12/28/2016 - Omaha (Rick Schmid, Compiler)   

    RESCHEDULED to Dec 28th**Contact Rick Schmidt if you would like to participate
  • 12/30/2016 - DeSoto (Jer Toll, Compiler)   
    Please contact Jer Toll if you would like more information or are interested in participating.
  • 12/30/2016 - North Platte (T. J. Walker, Compiler)   

    We will meet at the Game and Parks office (301 East State Farm Road) at 7:30 AM, sunrise should be shortly after 8:00 AM. If you are considering joining, please let the compiler know.
  • 12/30/2016 - Norfolk (David Heidt, Compiler)   

    *RESCHEDULED*to Dec 30th *You can contact Duane Wolff 402-841-0130 or Dave Heidt for more information if you would like to participate.
  • 12/31/2016 - Lake McConaughy (Stephen J. Dinsmore, Compiler)   
    We'll meet on Friday, 30 December, at 5:30 p.m. at Valentino'sPizza in Ogallala to make area assignments. Please let me know beforehand if you plan to attend. This is always a great count! Please contact if you would like more information or are interested in participating.