Bird Counts

The National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count (CBC) takes place annually from December 14 – January 5 and has been in existence for 118 years, making it the longest-running wildlife census in the country. Join with other birders to collect important information that is used to assess the health of the nation’s bird populations. For trends shown by CBC data, see the Audubon’s “State of the Birds” report at http://birds.audubon.org/state-birds.

ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME: Beginning birders will be paired with more experienced observers. This is a great way to learn more about the birds in your area. DRESS WARMLY!

2018-2019 Christmas Bird Counts in the local area:

The National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count (CBC) takes place annually from December 14 – January 5 and has been in existence for 119 years, making it the longest-running wildlife census in the country. Join with other birders to collect important information that is used to assess the health of the nation’s bird populations

ALL BIRDERS ARE WELCOME: Beginning birders will be paired with more experienced observers. This is a great way to learn more about the birds in your area. DRESS WARMLY!

  • December 15, 2018 (Saturday) – Marquette
    The compiler is Melinda Stamp at mstamp@mstamp.net or 906-869-2489.
    Meet at 8:00 a.m. in the parking lot at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette.

No advanced registration is necessary. Feeder forms are available by pre-registering with Melinda. The count circle covers a 7.5-mile radius centered on Old City Hall at 4th & Washington St.

  • December 16, 2018 (Sunday) – AuTrain

The compiler is Scott Hickman at suboscine@gmail.com or 906-892-8603.
Please use the email address for communication since count information is distributed by email. Please let Scott know at least 4 days in advance if you want to participate so that count circle coverage can be properly coordinated and communicated to all participants.

  • Gwinn (Date to be determined}
  • Michigamme Highlands – Peshekee Grade (Date to be determined)

The compiler is Gary Palmer at palmerjg@gmail.com. Gary would welcome participants in this count – please contact him if you are interested in participating and to discuss details.

 

 

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