Kansas Christmas Bird Counts, 2015 - 2016

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. If additional details have been provided, follow the link from the count name. If no details are indicated, contact the compiler!

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(Google Map of past Kansas Christmas Bird Count locations located at bottom of this page.)

Updated December 28, 2015

Date/CBC Compiler Contact
Sunday, December 13, 2015    
Kanopolis Lake  POSTPONED to JAN 10 Bob Kruger robertkru@gmail.com 785.227.5325
Monday, December 14, 2015    
Sawyer    POSTPONED to JAN 5 Jordan Hofmeier jordan.hofmeier@ksoutdoors.com 785.249.0874
Tuesday, December 15, 2015    
Quivira NWR Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Wednesday, December 16, 2015    
Linn County Roger Boyd roger.boyd@bakeru.edu 785.594.3172
Thursday, December 17, 2015    
Anthony Mary Herold herold4us@gmail.com
Yoder Mary Clark mclark@hutchrec.com 620.663.7411
Friday, December 18, 2015    
Tallgrass Prairie Kristen Hase kristen_hase@nps.gov
Saturday, December 19, 2015    
John Redmond Bob Culbertson rculbertson@kaws.org 620.364.9485
Halstead/Newton Lorna Harder lornah@hesston.edu 620.367.8479
Hays Greg Farley gfarley@fhsu.edu 785.656.3701
Jetmore Jeff Calhoun jeffcalhoun11@gmail.com 316.737.1307
Lawrence Galen Pittman galenpitt@gmail.com 785.760.3572
Manhattan Brett Sandercock bsanderc@ksu.edu, 785.532.0120
Salina     Jeffrey Kasoff dragonflyk@sbcglobal.net 785.420.0006
Topeka Dan Larson birdkansa@yahoo.com
Wichita Kevin Groeneweg kgroeneweg@sbcglobal.net 316.709.9116
Sunday, December 20, 2015    
Bonner Springs/Lansing John Bollin bollinj@umkc.edu 816.289.5554
Emporia Paul McKnab mcknabpa@yahoo.com
Melvern Lake James Malcom iambirding@prodigy.net 785.256.2841
Olsburg Gary Jeffrey cinraney@k-state.edu 785.468.3587
Oskaloosa/Perry Lake Bunnie Watkins ranger_rabbit@sbcglobal.net 785-393-0984
Wakefield  Chuck Otte otte2@cox.net 785.238.8800
Wilson Lake Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Winfield/Udall Max Thompson maxt@cox.net 620.221.1856
Monday, December 21, 2015    
Baldwin City Roger Boyd rboyd@bakeru.edu 785.594.3172
Cheyenne Bottoms Curtis Wolf cjwolf@fhsu.edu 877.243.9268
Tuesday, December 22, 2015    
El Dorado Atcha Nolan qanolan@cox.net 316.323.4921
Waconda Henry Armknecht armknecht@ruraltel.net 785.346.4208
Wednesday, December 23, 2015    
Slate Creek Gene Young youngg6264@yahoo.com 620.660.0547
Saturday, December 26, 2015    
Arkansas City Gene Young youngg6264@yahoo.com 620.660.0547
Benedictine Bottoms John Bollin bollinj@umkc.edu 816.289.5554
Parsons/SEK Audubon POSTPONED to JAN 2 Rick Tucker rickt@wavewls.com 620.421.4913
Scott City POSTPONED to JAN 3 Tom Shane tom.shane@sbcglobal.net
Sunday, December 27, 2015    
Dodge City POSTPONED Jeff Calhoun jeffcalhoun11@gmail.com 316.737.1307
Junction City POSTPONED to DEC 30 Chuck Otte otte2@cox.net 785.238.8800
Monday, December 28, 2015    
Clark County POSTPONED Galen Pittman galenpitt@gmail.com 785.760.3572
Marion Tom Ewert trewert@yahoo.com 316.670.3140
Wednesday, December 30, 2015    
Ingalls/Cimarron  Jeff Calhoun jeffcalhoun11@gmail.com 316.737.1307
Junction City Chuck Otte otte2@cox.net 785.238.8800
Thursday, December 31, 2015    
Holton Dan Larson birdkansa@yahoo.com
Webster Reservoir Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Friday, January 1, 2016    
Garden City Marie Osterbuhr m.osterbuhr14@gmail.com  
Southeast Kansas Mined Land Steve Ford sford@pittstate.edu 620.632.4280(h) 620.235.4745(w)
Saturday, January 2, 2016    
Cimarron National Grasslands Max Thompson maxt@cox.net 620.229.3876
Leavenworth John Schukman schuksaya@kc.rr.com 913.547.1751
Parsons/SEK Audubon Rick Tucker rickt@wavewls.com 620.421.4913
Red Hills Pete Janzen pete.janzen@sbcglobal.net  316.519.1970
Sunday, January 3, 2016    
Black Mesa (Oklahoma) Max Thompson maxt@cox.net 620.229.3876
Olathe  Jeff Witter bioguy.witters@gmail.com 785.840.4484
Scott City Tom Shane tom.shane@sbcglobal.net
Tuesday, January 5, 2016    
Sawyer Jordan Hofmeier jordan.hofmeier@ksoutdoors.com 785.249.0874
Saturday, January 9, 2016    
Blackwolf Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Council Grove James Malcom iambirding@prodigy.net 785.256.2841
Syracuse  Jeff Calhoun jeffcalhoun11@gmail.com 316.737.1307
Sunday, January 10, 2016    
Kanopolis Lake  Bob Kruger robertkru@gmail.com 785.227.5325
To Be Announced, contact compiler    
Derby/Belle Plaine Jeff Calhoun jeffcalhoun11@gmail.com 316.737.1307
Ulysses              Jeff Calhoun jeffcalhoun11@gmail.com 316.737.1307

Additional Information for above counts. 

Anthony - Contact compiler for details.

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 the Boyd Residence, 520 Third St., 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 (KWEC), 592 NE K-156 Hwy, Great Bend, KS at 8:00 a.m.  Lunch will be provided. Contact KWEC, 877.243.9268, for more information or to confirm attendance.

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 more details.

Derby/Belle Plaine - Contact compiler for details.

Dodge City - Contact compiler for information.

El Dorado - Meet at the McDonalds in El Dorado, 2004 West Central, at 7:30 a.m. Please contact the compiler if you plan to attend.

Emporia - Contact Paul McKnab for details.

Garden City - Contact compiler for details.

Halstead/Newton - Meet at the Kaufman Museum in North Newton at 6:45 a.m.  Bring a sack lunch.  Compilation at 5:30 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 - Meet at Country Mart Deli at 7:30 a.m.

Kanopolis Lake - Meet at 8 a.m. at Smoky Hill Trading Post just south of the dam along Highway 141. Lunch at noon at SMTP and reconvene there for wrap up at 4 p.m. Let Bob know if you plan to help with the count.

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 on Embankment Rd.

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 - Meet at McDonalds, 3121 S. 4th St., Leavenworth at 7:00 AM. Contact John to confirm participation.

Linn County - Meet at restaurant east of intersection of US69 and KS152 at 7:15 a.m.  Please contact Roger Boyd for more information if you are planning to participate. 

Manhattan - Contact compiler for details and assignments. Compilation will be held at the Riley County Seniors Services Center, 301 N 4th Street in Manhattan about 6 p.m. The compilation will be a potluck, folks usually bring chili or a dish to share.

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 more details.

Olathe - Meet at McDonald's at K-7 & Santa Fe at 7 a.m. Please contact compiler if you want to participate.

Olsburg - Meet at Grab and Go on Highway K-16 in Olsburg 7 a.m. for Biscuits and Gravy.

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 7:30 a.m.  Contact Mike Rader ahead of time if you plan to participate. Lunch will be provided, courtesy Mary Pat Haddican!

Red Hills - Meet at the parking lot of the Casey's convenience store at the intersection of US 160 and US US 281 in Medicine Lodge at 7:30 am.

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. 

Scott City - Contact compiler if interested.

Slate Creek - Meet at the Slate Valley 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.

Syracuse - Contact Jeff for meeting location and details

Tallgrass Prairie (Chase County) - Contact compiler for more details.

Topeka - Contact compiler for information. Participants are assigned to one of four group leaders.  

Ulysses - Contact compiler for information.

Waconda - Contact Henry if interested.

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 a.m.

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.

Green markers indicate recently active counts, yellow markers indicate counts that were not active in recent years.

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