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.

  • 12/14/2019 - Scottsbluff (Kathy DeLara, Compiler)   

    Meet at Arby’s in Scottsbluff at 7:00am. Count sites will be assigned at this time. Please contact Kathy DeLara if you would like to participate.
  • 12/14/2019 - Harlan County (Joel Jorgensen, Compiler)   
    If you would like to participate contact Joel Jorgensen.
  • 12/14/2019 - 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 contact Joe Gubanyi if you are able to help for all or part of the day.
  • 12/15/2019 - DeSoto (Jer Toll, Compiler)   
    Please contact Jer Toll if you would like more information or are interested in participating.
  • 12/17/2019 - Ames (Don & Janis Paseka, Compiler)   

    Contact Janis or Don Paseka at 402-727-9229 or email if you are interested in participating
  • 12/18/2019 - Ponca (Bill Huser, Compiler)   

    Please contact the compiler for details
  • 12/21/2019 - Crawford (Bruce & Donna Walgren, Compiler)   

    Contact Bruce Walgren for more info by email or 307-234-7455
  • 12/21/2019 - Norfolk (David Heidt, Compiler)   

    You can contact Duane Wolff 402-841-0130 or Dave Heidt for more information if you would like to participate.
  • 12/22/2019 - Harrison (Bruce & Donna Walgren, Compiler)   

    If you want to participate, please contact Bruce by email or call 307-234-7455
  • 12/22/2019 - 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
  • 12/28/2019 - 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.
  • 12/28/2019 - Lincoln (Jason St. Sauver, Compiler)   

    To participate as either a field or feeder counter, please contact Jason St. Sauver
  • 12/28/2019 - Lake McConaughy (Stephen J. Dinsmore, Compiler)   
    We'll meet the evening before 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.
  • 12/28/2019 - Omaha (Rick Schmid, Compiler)   

    Contact Rick Schmid if you would like to participate
  • 12/30/2019 - 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
  • 1/3/2020 - Lower Platte (Joel Jorgensen, Compiler)   
    Contact Joel for more infomation