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.

  • 12/14/2017 - Harlan County (Joel Jorgensen, Compiler)   
    If you would like to participate contact Joel Jorgensen.
  • 12/16/2017 - Lincoln (Lauren Dinan, Compiler)   

    To participate as either a field or feeder counter, please contact Lauren Dinan .
  • 12/16/2017 - Norfolk (David Heidt, Compiler)   

    You can contact Duane Wolff 402-841-0130 or Dave Heidt for more information if you would like to participate.
  • 12/16/2017 - Indian Cave (Adam Jones, Compiler)   

  • 12/17/2017 - 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 for all or part of the day.
  • 12/18/2017 - Omaha (Rick Schmid, Compiler)   

    *Note Date Change* Contact Rick Schmid if you would like to participate
  • 12/18/2017 - 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.
  • 12/19/2017 - DeSoto (Jer Toll, Compiler)   
    Please contact Jer Toll if you would like more information or are interested in participating.
  • 12/21/2017 - Ames (Don Paseka, Compiler)   

    Contact Janis or Don Paseka if you are interested in participating
  • 12/27/2017 - Harrison (Bruce Walgren, Compiler)   

    ***CANCELED*** If you want to participate, please contact Bruce Walgren to get an assigned area. We will meet at noon at the Longhorn Bar on Main Street in Harrison to evaluate what areas still need to be covered – and have a chance to see old and new friends!!
  • 12/28/2017 - 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. If you want to participate in afternoon only or you want more information, please contact Dave Heidt.
  • 12/28/2017 - Crawford (Bruce Walgren, Compiler)   

    ***CANCELED*** We will meet at the City Hall Mall (209 Elm St – just off of 2nd St in the downtown area of Crawford) at 8 AM for breakfast and for area assignments. We will meet here again for lunch and for progress updates before going out for the rest of the day.
  • 12/29/2017 - Scottsbluff (Alice Kenitz, Compiler)   

    Meet at Arby’s at 7:00am. Count sites will be assigned at this time. Please contact Alice Kenitz is you would like to participate.
  • 12/30/2017 - Lake McConaughy (Stephen J. Dinsmore, Compiler)   
    We'll meet on Friday, 29 December, at 6:00 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.
  • 1/4/2018 - Lower Platte River (Joel Jorgensen, Compiler)   
    Please contact Joel Jorgensen for more information