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 firstname.lastname@example.org. If additional details have been provided, follow the link from the count name. If no details are indicated, contact the compiler!
If you've never participated in a Christmas Bird Count, here's some quick information about what they are and what to expect.
Compilers - You should have received your forms via email already. If you don't have them, please let Chuck know!
Consider joining KOS or donating to KOS to support activities like this.
(Google Map of past Kansas Christmas Bird Count locations located at bottom of this page.)
Updated December 24, 2016
|Date/CBC||Principle Contact||Contact Information|
|Sunday, December 11, 2016|
|Kanopolis Lake||Bob Krugeremail@example.com 785.227.5325|
|Wednesday, December 14, 2016|
|Quivira NWR||Mike Raderfirstname.lastname@example.org 785.658.2595|
|Thursday, December 15, 2016|
|Red Hills||Pete Janzenemail@example.com 316.519.1970|
|Saturday, December 17, 2016|
|Halstead/Newton Postponed||Lorna Harderfirstname.lastname@example.org 620.367.8479|
|Hays||Greg Farleyemail@example.com 785.656.3701|
|Lawrence||Galen Pittmanfirstname.lastname@example.org 785.760.3572|
|Manhattan||Brett Sandercockemail@example.com 785.532.0120|
|Melvern Lake||James Malcomfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Salina||Dan Baffaemail@example.com 620.671.8891|
|Syracuse Postponed||Jeff Calhounfirstname.lastname@example.org 316.737.1307|
|Topeka||Carol Morganemail@example.com 785.554.5112|
|Wichita||Kevin Groenewegfirstname.lastname@example.org 316.709.9116|
|Sunday, December 18, 2016|
|Baldwin City||Roger Boydemail@example.com 785.424.0595|
|Bonner Springs/Lansing Postponed to 12/27||John Bollinfirstname.lastname@example.org 816.289.5554|
|Oskaloosa/Perry Lake||Bunnie Watkinsemail@example.com 785-393-0984|
|Wakefield||Chuck Ottefirstname.lastname@example.org 785.238.8800|
|Wilson Lake||Mike Raderemail@example.com 785.658.2595|
|Winfield/Udall||Max Thompsonfirstname.lastname@example.org 620.221.1856|
|Monday, December 19, 2016|
|Cheyenne Bottoms||Curtis Wolfemail@example.com 877.243.9268|
|Sedan NEW COUNT!||Atcha Nolanfirstname.lastname@example.org 316.323.4921|
|Wednesday, December 21, 2016|
|Sawyer||Jordan Hofmeieremail@example.com 785.249.0874|
|Slate Creek||Gene Youngfirstname.lastname@example.org 620.660.0547|
|Thursday, December 22, 2016|
|Linn County||Roger Boydemail@example.com 785.424.0595|
|Waconda||Henry Armknechtfirstname.lastname@example.org 785.346.4208|
|Friday, December 23, 2016|
|Arkansas City||Gene Youngemail@example.com 620.660.0547|
|John Redmond||Bob Culbertsonfirstname.lastname@example.org 620.364.9485|
|Monday, December 26, 2016|
|Junction City||Chuck Otteemail@example.com 785.238.8800|
|Tuesday, December 27, 2016|
|Anthony||Mary Heroldfirstname.lastname@example.org 316.655.0089|
|Wednesday, December 28, 2016|
|El Dorado||Atcha Nolanemail@example.com 316.323.4921|
|Friday, December 30, 2016|
|Olsburg||Gary Jeffreyfirstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com 785.468.3587|
|Parsons/SEK Audubon||Rick Tuckerfirstname.lastname@example.org 620.423.9693|
|Saturday, December 31, 2016|
|Cimarron National Grasslands||Max Thompsonemail@example.com 620.221.1856|
|Holton||Carol Morganfirstname.lastname@example.org 785.554.5112|
|Leavenworth||John Schukmanemail@example.com 913.547.1751|
|Marion||Tom Ewertfirstname.lastname@example.org 316.670.3140|
|Southeast Kansas Mined Land||Steve Fordemail@example.com 620.632.4280|
|Sunday, January 1, 2017|
|Black Mesa (Oklahoma) subject to change||Max Thompsonfirstname.lastname@example.org 620.221.1856|
|Council Grove||James Malcomemail@example.com 785.256.2841|
|Olathe||Jeff Witterfirstname.lastname@example.org 785.840.4484|
|Monday, January 2, 2017|
|Benedictine Bottoms||John Bollinemail@example.com 816.289.5554|
|Dodge City||Jeff Calhounfirstname.lastname@example.org 316.737.1307|
|Wednesday, January 4, 2017|
|Yoder||Mary Clarkemail@example.com 620.663.7411|
|Saturday, January 7, 2017|
|Blackwolf||Mike Raderfirstname.lastname@example.org 785.658.2595|
|Garden City||Marie Osterbuhremail@example.com|
|To Be Announced, contact compiler|
|Clark County||Galen Pittmanfirstname.lastname@example.org 785.760.3572|
|Webster Reservoir||Mike Raderemail@example.com 785.658.2595|
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 - Please contact Roger ahead of time for details.
Benedictine Bottoms - Meet at the Atchison McDonalds, 118 South 8th Street at 7:00 a.m. Please contact compiler if you are interested in participating.
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. Lunch will be provided
Bonner Springs/Lansing - Group may 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 confirm plans.
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.
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 compiler 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 - Contact compiler for details if you are interested. Meet at the Country Mart Deli at 7:30am.
Kanopolis Lake - Meet at 8 a.m. at Smoky Hill Trading Post just south of the dam along Highway 141. Lunch at noon at Trading Post; reconvene at 4 p.m. for wrap-up. Contact Bob if you plan to help with the count.
John Redmond - Meet at 7:30 at the John Redmond Reservoir Corps of Engineer's Office west of New Strawn on Embankment Rd. Participants may also choose to meet at the Flint Hills Refuge Office in Hartford at 7:30 if that is closer. Tim Menard will be at that location.
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 - Contact John ahead of time to confirm participation and to get details.
Linn County - Meet at the gas station on the LaCygne exit on US69 at7:20 a.m. Please contact Roger Boyd ahead of time 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. Compilation and potluck dinner at 4:30. Please contact compiler if you want to participate.
Olsburg - Contact compiler for more information.
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.
Red Hills - Meet at the Medicine River Truck Stop, located at 301 N. Fowler in Medicine Lodge, located right on US 160 at the junction with US 281. 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. Lunch on your own, chili dinner for compilation.
Sawyer - Meet in the Pratt KDWPT office in the downstairs break room at 7:30 am. In case of inclement weather, alternate date is 1/4/2017. Contact compiler if you are planning to participate.
Sedan - Meet at Granny Wolfe's Green Door Cafe )north side of West Main in Sedan) at 7:30 for breakfast or 8:00 to start birding.
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. NOTE!!!! - Highway 7 from the north is closed for construction. Consult map for alternate routes!
Syracuse - Contact Jeff for meeting location and details
Topeka - Contact compiler for information. Participants are assigned to one of four group leaders.
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 - Contact Compiler
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 headquarters office at 7:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided.
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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