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.

  • 12/14/2017 - Harlan County (Joel Jorgensen, Compiler)   
    If you would like to participate contact Joel Jorgensen.
  • 12/16/2017 - Lincoln (Lauren Dinan, Compiler)   

    To participate as either a field or feeder counter, please contact Lauren Dinan .
  • 12/16/2017 - Norfolk (David Heidt, Compiler)   

    You can contact Duane Wolff 402-841-0130 or Dave Heidt for more information if you would like to participate.
  • 12/16/2017 - Indian Cave (Adam Jones, Compiler)   

  • 12/17/2017 - 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.
  • 12/18/2017 - Omaha (Rick Schmid, Compiler)   

    *Note Date Change* Contact Rick Schmid if you would like to participate
  • 12/18/2017 - North Platte (T. J. Walker, Compiler)   

    We will meet at the Game and Parks office (301 East State Farm Road) at 7:30 AM, sunrise should be shortly after 8:00 AM. If you are considering joining, please let the compiler know.
  • 12/19/2017 - DeSoto (Jer Toll, Compiler)   
    Please contact Jer Toll if you would like more information or are interested in participating.
  • 12/21/2017 - Ames (Don Paseka, Compiler)   

    Contact Janis or Don Paseka if you are interested in participating
  • 12/27/2017 - Harrison (Kathy DeLara, Compiler)   

    Please contact Kathy DeLara if you are interested in participating. We will assign areas beforehand and just plan on meeting up at noon.
  • 12/28/2017 - Crawford (Kathy DeLara, Compiler)   

    If you would like to participate contact Kathy DeLara. Parts of the Crawford count are on State Park lands, so you will need a park sticker on your vehicle.
  • 12/28/2017 - 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.
  • 12/29/2017 - 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.
  • 12/30/2017 - Lake McConaughy (Stephen J. Dinsmore, Compiler)   
    We'll meet on Friday, 29 December, at 6:00 p.m. at Valentino'sPizza in Ogallala to make area assignments. Please let me 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.
  • 1/4/2018 - Lower Platte River (Joel Jorgensen, Compiler)   
    Please contact Joel Jorgensen for more information