Kansas Christmas Bird Counts, 2013 - 2014

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 January 8, 2014

Date/CBC Compiler Contact
Sunday, December 8, 2013    
Benedictine Bottoms John Bollin bollinj@umkc.edu 816.289.5554
Kanopolis Lake Bob Kruger robertkru@gmail.com 785.227.5325
Ulysses              Jeff Calhoun jeffcalhoun11@gmail.com 316.737.1307
Saturday, December 14, 2013    
Cheyenne Bottoms Curtis Wolf cjwolf@fhsu.edu 877.243.9268
Dodge City Jeff Calhoun jeffcalhoun11@gmail.com 316.737.1307
Halstead/Newton Lorna Harder lornah@hesston.edu 620.367.8479
Hays Greg Farley gfarley@fhsu.edu
John Redmond Bob Culbertson bob.culbertson@ksoutdoors.com 620.532.6384
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
Topeka Jim Malcom iambirding@prodigy.net 785.256.2841
Wichita Kevin Groeneweg kgroeneweg@sbcglobal.net 316.709.9116
Sunday, December 15, 2013    
Baldwin City Roger Boyd roger.boyd@bakeru.edu 785.594.3172
Bonner Springs/Lansing John Bollin bollinj@umkc.edu 816.289.5554
Olsburg Gary Jeffrey gjeffrey@twinvalley.net 785.468.2587
Oskaloosa/Perry Lake Bunnie Watkins bunnie.a.watkins@usace.army.mil 785.213.5053
Wilson Lake Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Winfield/Udall Max Thompson maxt@cox.net 620.221.1856
Monday, December 16, 2013    
Quivira NWR Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013    
Slate Creek Gene Young youngg6264@yahoo.com 620.660.0547
Thursday, December 19, 2013    
Yoder Mary Clark mclark@hutchrec.com 620.663.7411
Saturday, December 21, 2013    
Arkansas City      Postponed Gene Young youngg6264@yahoo.com 620.660.0547
Fall River         Canceled Dan Larson birdkansa@yahoo.com  785.862.6551(H), 785.215.5886(C)
Ingalls/Cimarron     Postponed to January 1 Jeff Calhoun jeffcalhoun11@gmail.com 316.737.1307
Salina      Postponed to December 28 David Haight dhaight1@sbcglobal.net 785.263.1705
Sunday, December 22, 2013    
Jetmore       Doubtful Jeff Calhoun jeffcalhoun11@gmail.com 316.737.1307
Linn County Roger Boyd roger.boyd@bakeru.edu 785.594.3172
Wakefield         Postponed to December 27 Chuck Otte otte2@cox.net 785.238.8800
Monday, December 23, 2013    
Clark County Galen Pittman galenpitt@gmail.com 785.760.3572
Waconda Henry Armknecht armknecht@ruraltel.net 785.345.4074
Friday, December 27, 2013    
Wakefield Chuck Otte otte2@cox.net 785.238.8800
Saturday, December 28, 2013    
Cimarron National Grasslands Sebastian Patti Sebastianpatti@hotmail.com 773.248.0570
Leavenworth John Schukman schuksaya@kc.rr.com 913.547.1751
Marion Tom Ewert trewert@yahoo.com 316.670.3140
Parsons/SEK Audubon Rick Tucker rickt@wavewls.com 620.421.4913(h) 620.423.9693(c)
Salina      Postponed to December 28 David Haight dhaight1@sbcglobal.net 785.263.1705
Sunday, December 29, 2013    
Black Mesa (Oklahoma) 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
Wednesday, January 1, 2014    
Ingalls/Cimarron Jeff Calhoun jeffcalhoun11@gmail.com 316.737.1307
Southeast Kansas Mined Land Steve Ford sford@pittstate.edu 620.632.4280
Saturday, January 4, 2014    
Holton Dan Larson birdkansa@yahoo.com 785.862.6551(H), 785.215.5886(C)
Red Hills Pete Janzen pete.janzen@sbcglobal.net  316.519.1970
Webster Reservoir Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Sunday, January 5, 2014    
Council Grove  Postponed to January 11 James Malcom iambirding@prodigy.net 785.256.2841
Tuesday, January 7, 2014    
Sawyer Brian Bartels brian.bartels@ksoutdoors.com 620.770.6628
Saturday, January 11, 2014    
Blackwolf Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Council Grove  James Malcom iambirding@prodigy.net 785.256.2841
To Be Announced, contact compiler    
Melvern Lake James Malcom iambirding@prodigy.net 785.256.2841

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 7:20 a.m. for area/group assignments. Contact Roger ahead of time for more.

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 - Meet at 9:00 a.m. CST Sunday in downtown Kenton for circle assignments.

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). Please contact John ahead of time so he can assign groups appropriately.

Cheyenne Bottoms - Meet at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, 592 NE K-156 Hwy, Great Bend, KS at 8:00 a.m.  Lunch will be provided. Contact compiler for more information and to let him know you are attending so they can have enough food on hand!

Cimarron National Grasslands - Meet at 8:30a.m. Saturday at the Elkhart Cemetery OR at the El Rancho Motel in Elkhart (PH: 620/697-2117) on Friday evening

Clark County - Contact compiler for more details.

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.

Dodge City - Contact compiler for information

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

El Dorado - Meet at the McDonalds in El Dorado, 2004 West Central, at 7:30 a.m.

Fall River - Contact Dan Larson for details and meeting location.

Halstead/Newton - Meet at the Kaufman Museum in North Newton at 6:30 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 and meeting location.

Kanopolis Lake - Meet at Dry Dock Family Grill and Tavern parking lot 2.5 miles north of Kanopolis Dam on Highway 141 at 7:30 a.m. Dry Dock Grill is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. so bring snacks and beverages for morning. Lunch at noon at Dry Dock. Contact Bob for more details if you have questions.

Ingalls/Cimarron - Contact compiler for more information

Jetmore - Contact compiler for more information.

John Redmond - Meet at 7:30 at the John Redmond Reservoir Corps of Engineer's Office east of New Strawn. Bob's cell 620.432.6348

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 7:20 a.m.  Please contact Roger Boyd for more information if you are planning 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 8:00 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 for more information.

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 8:00 a.m.  Contact Mike Rader ahead of time if you plan to participate. 

Red Hills - Meet at the Wright Truck Stop 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 7:30 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. Participants are assigned to one of four group leaders. If you are new to the count, contact Jim for a group assignment. If you have participated before, contact your group leader directly.

Ulysses - Contact compiler for information.

Waconda - Contact Henry if interested. Meet at the wells on the Cawker City causeway (south of town) at 8:00 a.m.. Take Lake Street south out of Cawker City and the wells will be on the east side of the road just south of the dike.

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

Webster Reservoir - Contact Mike if interested.

Wichita - Meet at the Great Plains Nature Center 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. Please call compiler ahead of time if you plan to participate.

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