Kansas Christmas Bird Counts, 2012 - 2013

Please contact the compiler for all details. If you have dates to add or information to change, or questions in general regarding these counts, please contact Chuck Otte at otte2@cox.net. Please contact the compiler for details. 

Updated December 31, 2012

Date/CBC Compiler Contact
Friday, December 14, 2012    
Quivira NWR Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Olsburg Gary Jeffrey cinraney@k-state.edu 785.468.3587 785.565.3326
Saturday, December 15, 2012    
Halstead/Newton Lorna Harder lornah@hesston.edu 620.367.8479
Hays Greg Farley gfarley@fhsu.edu
John Redmond Bob Culbertson bob.culbertson@ksoutdoors.com 620.364.2522
Lawrence Galen Pittman galenpitt@gmail.com 785.760.3572
Manhattan Dave Rintoul drintoul at ksu.edu 785.532.6615 (day)
Olathe Don Weiss don.weiss@comcast.net 913.780.6588
Parsons/SEK Audubon Rick Tucker rickt@wavewls.com 620.421.4913(h) 620.423.9693(c)
Topeka Jim Malcom iambirding@prodigy.net 785.256.2841
Wichita Kevin Groeneweg kgroeneweg@sbcglobal.net 316.709.9116
Sunday, December 16, 2012    
Bonner Springs/Lansing John Bollin bollinj@umkc.edu 816.289.5554
Linn County Roger Boyd rboyd@bakeru.edu 785.594.3172
Oskaloosa/Perry Lake Bunnie Watkins bunnie.a.watkins@usace.army.mil 785.213.5053
Winfield/Udall Max Thompson maxt@cox.net 620.221.1856
Wakefield Chuck Otte otte2@cox.net 785.238.8800
Wilson Lake Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Tuesday, December 18, 2012    
Cheyenne Bottoms Rob Penner rpenner@tnc.org 620.786.4745
Wednesday, December 19, 2012    
Slate Creek Gene Young youngg6264@yahoo.com 620.660.0547
Yoder Mary Clark mclark@hutchrec.com 620.663.7411
Saturday, December 22, 2012    
Arkansas City Gene Young youngg6264@yahoo.com 620.660.0547
Baldwin City Roger Boyd rboyd@bakeru.edu 785.594.3172
Leavenworth John Schukman schuksaya@kc.rr.com 913.547.1751
Sunday, December 23, 2012    
Benedictine Bottoms John Bollin bollinj@umkc.edu 816.289.5554
Holton Dan Larson birdkansa@yahoo.com 785.862.6551(H), 785.215.5886(C)
Thursday, December 27, 2012    
Waconda Henry Armknecht armknecht@ruraltel.net 785.345.4074
Friday, December 28, 2012    
Fall River Dan Larson birdkansa@yahoo.com  785.862.6551(H), 785.215.5886(C)
Saturday, December 29, 2012    
Cimarron National Grasslands Sebastian Patti Sebastianpatti@hotmail.com 773.248.0570
Red Hills Pete Janzen pete.janzen@sbcglobal.net  316.519.1970
Salina Robert Highgate highgate@flash.net 785.827.3364
Sunday, December 30, 2012    
Black Mesa Sebastian Patti Sebastianpatti@hotmail.com 773.248.0570
Derby/Belle Plaine Jeff Calhoun jeffcalhoun11@gmail.com 316.737.1307
Junction City Chuck Otte otte2@cox.net 785.238.8800
Tuesday, January 1, 2013    
Southeast Kansas Mined Land Steve Ford sford@pittstate.edu 620.632.4280
Ulysses                       CANCELLED!! Kellye Hart pubah73@yahoo.com 620-356-2882
Saturday, January 5, 2013    
Marion Tom Ewert trewert@yahoo.com 316.670.3140
Webster Reservoir Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Sunday, January 6, 2013    
Council Grove James Malcom iambirding@prodigy.net 785.256.2841
Wednesday, January 9, 2013    
Sawyer Brian Bartels brian.bartels@ksoutdoors.com 620.672.0746
Saturday, January 12, 2013    
Blackwolf Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Sunday, January 13, 2013    
Kanopolis Lake Bob Kruger robertkru@gmail.com 785.227.5325
Melvern Lake James Malcom iambirding@prodigy.net 785.256.2841
To Be Announced, contact compiler    
Clark County Galen Pittman galenpitt@gmail.com 785.760.3572

Additional Information for above counts. 

Arkansas City - Meet at Newman Park on Highway 77 just north of the Arkansas River bridge at 8:00 a.m.

Baldwin City - Meet at Santa Fe Depot in West Baldwin (near grain elevator) by 7:30 a.m. Contact Roger ahead of time for more information and that you plan to attend.

Benedictine Bottoms - Meet at the Atchison McDonalds, 118 South 8th Street at 7:30 a.m.  Please contact compiler if you are interested.

Black Mesa - Contact compiler ahead of time for further instructions.

Blackwolf - Meet at the Rader residence in Wilson at 8:00 a.m.

Bonner Springs/Lansing - Meet at 7:00 a.m. at the McDonalds at 10555 Parallel Parkway at the Legend’s (just west of I-435).

Cheyenne Bottoms - Meet at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center at 8:00 a.m.  Lunch will be provided. Contact compiler for more information.

Cimarron National Grasslands - Contact compiler ahead of time for further instructions.

Council Grove - Contact compiler for meeting place and time information.

Derby/Belle Plaine - Meet at 7:30 at the Calhoun residence in Derby. Contact Jeff Calhoun for directions.

Fall River - Contact Dan Larson for details

Halstead/Newton - Meet at the Kaufman Museum in North Newton at 6:45 a.m.  Bring a sack lunch.  Compilation at 5:00 p.m. at the museum.

Hays - Meet at the south entrance of Albertson Hall, Fort Hays State University campus at 7:30 a.m.

Holton - Contact Dan Larson for details

Kanopolis Lake - Meet between 7:30 - 8:00 a.m. in Venango Park (East Shore). Turn off Highway 141 onto Venango Drive, veer left at the Y into Venango Park and then left at the Beach sign. Drive about 0.6 miles to a parking lot/restroom/shelter on the right. There are no facilities to buy food, snacks or beverages in the count circle so bring your lunch, beverages and snacks.

John Redmond - Meet at 7:00 at the John Redmond Reservoir Corps of Engineer's Office.

Junction City - Meet at Sapp Brothers Truck stop, I-70 Exit 295, at 7:30 a.m.

Lawrence - Parties and locations are determined ahead of time.  Please contact Galen ahead of time if you want to participate.

Leavenworth - Email or call John Schukman for details.

Linn County - Meet at restaurant east of intersection of US69 and KS152 at 7:30 a.m.  Please contact Roger Boyd for more information if you are going to participate. 

Manhattan - Contact compiler for details. Group leader information will be posted at http://www.nfhas.org/ closer to count date.

Marion - Meet at Wendy's in Hillsboro at 7:30 a.m. for assignments. Contact Tom (above) for more information.

Melvern Lake - Contact compiler for meeting place and time information.

Olathe - Meet at Ernie Miller Park on K-7 at 7:00 a.m.  Please contact compiler if you want to participate.

Olsburg - Meeting at Swedish Kaffe Haus in Olsburg at dawn.

Oskaloosa/Perry Lake - Contact compiler by the first week of December for assignments.

Parsons - Meet at the Stockyard Plaza truck stop at 7:00 a.m., located at US 400 and 59 Hwy junction, 1 mile north of Parsons. Contact the compiler if you plan to come or have any questions.

Quivira - Meet at the headquarters at 7:30 a.m.  Contact Mike Rader ahead of time if you plan to participate. 

Red Hills - Meet at the Indian Grill Restaurant on U.S. 160 in Medicine Lodge. Groups will depart at 7:30 a.m. 

Salina - Meeting place is Lakewood Discovery Center at Lakewood Park in Salina. Meet at 7:30 a.m.

Sawyer - Meet in the Pratt KDWPT office in the downstairs break room at 8 am. 

Slate Creek - Meet at the Slate Creek Baptist Church, 7 miles south of Oxford at 8:00 a.m.

Southeast Kansas Mined Land - Meet at the Express Lane Mini Mart, northeast corner at N Hwy 7 & Katy, Scammon, KS at 7:00 a.m. Contact Delia at 620-231-1852 (h) or 620-235-4727(w) for more details.

Topeka - Contact compiler for information. 

Ulysses - Meet at McDonald's between 8:00 and 8:30, US160 and Main in Ulysses.

Waconda - Meet at the wells on the Cawker City causeway (south of town) at 8:00 a.m..

Wakefield - Meet at the Short Stop Convenience Store on main street in Wakefield at 7:15 a.m.

Webster Reservoir - Meet at the State Park office at 8:00 a.m.

Wichita - Meet at the Lawrence-Dumont Stadium parking lot at 7:30 a.m. Compilation is at 5:30 pm. at the Great Plains Nature Center. Chili and beverages will be provided.

Wilson Lake - Meet at the Wilson State Park office at 7:30 a.m.

Winfield/Udall - Meet at Southwestern College, Beech Science Center at 7:30 a.m. 

Yoder - Meet at Carriage Crossing restaurant in Yoder at 7:00 a.m. for breakfast.

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