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 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
  • 12/18/2018 - Ames (Don Paseka, Compiler)   

    Contact Janis or Don Paseka 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.
  • 12/27/2018 - Lower Platte River (Joel Jorgensen, Compiler)   
    Please contact Joel Jorgensen for more information
  • 12/28/2018 - 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.
  • 12/29/2018 - Lake McConaughy (Stephen J. Dinsmore, Compiler)   
    We'll meet on Friday, 28 December, 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.