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CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT EVENTS UNDERWAY DEC. 14 - JAN. 7

Events held across Kansas; open to all bird enthusiasts

The Kansas Ornithological Society has announced dates for its annual Kansas Christmas Bird Counts (CBCs). These statewide events help biologists glean information on bird population trends and give wildlife enthusiasts a chance to search for their favorite birds.

The event is co-sponsored by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks and Audubon of Kansas. A schedule of events is listed below. For additional information regarding these counts, contact Chuck Otte at otte@nqks.com. Some of these events may require a small fee to participate.

Date/Location/Contact:

Dec. 14, Quivira NWR, mike_rader@hotmail.com, 785-658-2595
Dec. 16, Halstead/Newton, platword@southwind.net, 316-283-6708
Dec. 16, Hays, gfarley@fhsu.edu, 785-628-5965
Dec. 16, Lawrence, gpittman@ku.edu, 785-843-8573
Dec. 16, Manhattan, drintoul@ksu.edu, 785/532-6615
Dec. 16, Salina, hvlear@yahoo.com, 785-823-2366
Dec. 16, Topeka, gchaden@earthlink.com, 785-273-5598
Dec. 16, Wichita, pete.janzen@sbcglobal.net, 316-832-0182
Dec. 16, Wilson Reservoir, mike_rader@hotmail-com, 785-658-2595
Dec. 17, Baldwin City, Roger.Boyd@bakeru.edu, 785-594-3172
Dec. 17, Bonner Springs/Lansing, gpittman@ku.edu, 785-843-8573
Dec. 17, Emporia, jschulen@emporia.edu, 620-341-5896
Dec. 17, Glen Elder Reservoir, mike_rader@hotmail.com, 785-658-2595
Dec. 17, Olathe, don.weiss@comcast.net, 913-364-0135
Dec. 17, Perry Reservoir, Bunnie.A.Watkins@nwk02.usace.army.mil
Dec. 17, Scott Lake, tom.shane@sbcglobal.net, 620-275.4616
Dec. 17, Wakefield, otte@nqks.com, 785-238-8800
Dec. 17, Winfield, maxt@cox.net, 620-229-6112
Dec. 18, Olsburg, gjeffrey@kansas.net, 785-468-3587
Dec. 19, Cheyenne Bottoms, helenh@wp.state.ks.us, 620-793-3066
Dec. 20, Slate Creek, youngg6264@yahoo.com, 620-442-4165
Dec. 23, Arkansas City, youngg6264@yahoo.com, 620-442-4165
Dec. 23, Bonny, CO, gwalbek@comcast.net
Dec. 23, Linn County, Roger.Boyd@bakeru.edu, 785-594-3172
Dec. 27, Junction City, otte@nqks.com, 785-238-8800
Dec. 30, Blue Rapids, tlparker1@sbcglobal.net, 785-363-7228
Dec. 30, Cimarron Grasslands, Sebastianpatti@hotmail.com, 773-248-0570
Dec. 30, El Dorado, blangley@butlercc.edu, 316-321-3495
Dec. 30, Leavenworth/Atchison, schuksaya@kc.rr.com, 913-727-5141
Dec. 30, Red Hills, pete.janzen@sbcglobal.net, 316-832-0182
Dec. 30, John Redmond Reservoir, bobc@wp.state.ks.us, 620-364-2522
Dec. 31 Kenton, OK, Sebastianpatti@hotmail.com, 773-248-0570;
Jan. 1, Liberal, Sebastianpatti@hotmail.com, 773-248-0570;
Jan. 1, Ulysses, pubah73@yahoo.com, 620-356-2882
Jan. 2, Camp Naish, sdroth@ku.edu, 785-843-4764;
Jan. 6, Doniphan, ab0vm@kc.rr.com, 913-240-1238
Jan. 6, Garden City, mosterbuhr@yahoo.com, 620-276-8145
Jan. 6, Parsons, milksplm@yahoo.com
Jan. 6, Pomona Reservoir, jeffb@wp.state.ks.us, 785-828-4933
Jan. 6, Sawyer kenb@wp.state.ks.us, 620-672-0792
Jan. 7, Benedictine Bottoms, rtosterud@benedictine.edu, 913-367-0197

To Be Announced: Blackwolf, mike_rader@hotmail.com, 785-658-2595; Kanopolis Reservoir, mike_rader@hotmail.com, 785-658-2595; Webster Reservoir, mike_rader@hotmail.com; 785-658-2595.

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