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.

  • 12/14/2018 - Harlan County (Joel Jorgensen, Compiler)   
    If you would like to participate contact Joel Jorgensen.
  • 12/15/2018 - 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 402-641-4641 if you are able and willing to help for all or part of the day.
  • 12/15/2018 - Norfolk (David Heidt, Compiler)   

    You can contact Duane Wolff 402-841-0130 or Dave Heidt for more information if you would like to participate.
  • 12/16/2018 - Lincoln (Jason St. Sauver, Compiler)   

    To participate as either a field or feeder counter, please contact Jason St. Sauver
  • 12/16/2018 - North Platte (T. J. Walker, Compiler)   

    Please contact T.J. if you are planning to help or if you would like more information by email or phone 308-530-7659
  • 12/18/2018 - Ames (Don Paseka, Compiler)   

    Contact Janis or Don Paseka at 402-727-9229 or email if you are interested in participating
  • 12/19/2018 - Omaha (Rick Schmid, Compiler)   

    Contact Rick Schmid if you would like to participate
  • 12/20/2018 - 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, 402-371-3412
  • 12/20/2018 - Crawford (Bruce Walgren, Compiler)   

    Contact Bruce Walgren for more info by email or 307-234-7455
  • 12/27/2018 - Lower Platte River (Joel Jorgensen, Compiler)   
    Please contact Joel Jorgensen for more information
  • 12/28/2018 - Scottsbluff (Kathy DeLara, Compiler)   

    Meet at Arby’s at 7:00am. Count sites will be assigned at this time. Please contact Kathy DeLara if you would like to participate.
  • 12/29/2018 - Beaver Valley (Jason Thiele, Compiler)   

    Please contact Jason at 402-750-0660 or email if you would like more information or are interested in participating.
  • 12/30/2018 - Lake McConaughy (Stephen J. Dinsmore, Compiler)   
    **NOTE DATE CHANGE** We'll meet Saturday, December 29th at 6:00 p.m. at Valentino'sPizza in Ogallala to make area assignments. Please let Steve 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.
  • 1/5/2019 - Harrison (Kathy DeLara, Compiler)   

    If you want to participate, please contact Kathy DeLara renosmom@ to get an assigned area.