For over 100 years citizen scientists have participated in one or more Christmas Bird Counts. The counts began as an alternative to bird hunting over the holidays and their popularity has grown over the years. Many counts have years of data available which provides an interesting look at changes in the wintering birds and the landscape.
Current season counts for Nebraska are listed as they are received. If yours is not listed, please send details to the Webmaster by using the contact form at the bottom of each page. Counts are conducted each year for one calendar day from December 14th to January 5th. For more information on CBCs, and to see the data for our counts as well as others, please visit the National Audubon CBC site.
a winter tradition