Kansas Christmas Bird Counts, 2021 - 2022

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 cotte@twinvalley.net. If additional details have been provided, follow the link from the count name. If no details are indicated, contact the compiler! Starting in 2018, KOS has set standard dates that won't change from year to year. Those dates are December 12 to January 12. (Please note that a few non-Kansas (but very close) CBCs are included in this list!)

If you've never participated in a Christmas Bird Count, here's some quick information about what they are and what to expect.

Because of complications and safety concerns with COVID-19 if there is no meeting information on the table below, please contact the compiler in advance for details and assignments of locations. KOS encourages all participants to use safety precautions (face masks, social distancing, vaccinations) to reduce the risk of infection.

Compilers - Forms will be emailed to you by early December. If you have not received your form by a few days prior to your count, please contact Chuck!

Consider joining KOS or donating to KOS to support activities like this.

Updated November 27, 2021

Date/CBC Contact Contact/Meeting Information
     
Sunday, December 12, 2021    
Kanopolis Lake  Bob Kruger Meet at Riverside Park at 8, bring your lunch, contact Bob first
     
Tuesday, December 14, 2021    
Linn County Roger Boyd rboydbird69@gmail.com 785.424.0595
Quivira NWR Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
     
Wednesday, December 15, 2021    
Yoder John Gallagher jgallagher@hutchrec.com 620.663.7411
     
Thursday, December 16, 2021    
Anthony Mary Herold Meet at McDonalds in Anthony at 8:00 a.m.
     
Saturday, December 18, 2021    
Halstead/Newton Lorna Harder lornajhh@gmail.com  316.200.4724
Hays Medhavi Ambardar Meet in Albertson Hall 169 (FHSU campus) at 7:30
Lawrence Galen Pittman COUNT IS FULL - will take feeder counters
Manhattan Mark Mayfield markherb@ksu.edu 785.776.6495
Salina     Byron Grauerholz blgrauerholz@yahoo.com
Wichita Kevin Groeneweg Meet at Great Plains Nature Center parking lot at 7:30 a.m.
     
Sunday, December 19, 2021    
Baldwin Calvin Cink ccinkbird76@gmail.com 785.594.6546
Bonner Springs/Lansing John Bollin bollinj@umkc.edu 816.289.5554
Emporia Bill Jensen wjensen1@emporia.edu 620.341.5339
Oskaloosa/Perry Lake Mike Laird MikeLaird49@outlook.com
Udall/Winfield Max Thompson maxt@cox.net 620.221.1856
Wakefield Chuck Otte cotte@twinvalley.net 785.463.5485
Wilson Lake Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
     
Monday, December 20, 2021    
Cheyenne Bottoms Curtis Wolf Meet at Kansas Wetlands Education Center at 8:00 a.m.
     
Tuesday, December 21, 2021    
Olsburg Cindy Jeffrey cinraney@ksu.edu 785.565.3326
Sawyer Jordan Hofmeier COUNT IS FULL - will take feeder counters
Sedan Atcha Nolan  Meet at Granny Wolfe's Green Door Cafe at 7:30 a.m.
     
Thursday, December 23, 2021    
Topeka Carol Morgan crxmorgan@gmail.com 785.554.5112
     
Sunday, December 26, 2021    
Arkansas City          Gene Young young6264@yahoo.com 620.660.0547
     
Monday, December 27, 2021    
El Dorado Atcha Nolan qanolan1942@gmail.com 316.323.4921
Holton Carol Morgan crxmorgan@gmail.com 785.554.5112
Junction City Chuck Otte cotte@twinvalley.net 785.463.5485
Leavenworth John Schukman schuksaya@kc.rr.com 913.547.1751
     
Wednesday, December 29, 2021    
Slate Creek Gene Young youngg6264@yahoo.com 620.660.0547
     
Thursday, December 30, 2021    
Dodge City Jeff Calhoun jeffcalhoun11@gmail.com 316.737.1307
Marion Tom Ewert Meet at Wendy's in Hillsboro at 7:30 a.m.
     
Saturday, January 1, 2022    
Cimarron National Grasslands Max Thompson maxt@cox.net 620.229.3876
St. Marys Debby McKee GrMaSmurf@gmail.com 785.220.6515
Southeast Kansas Mined Lands Andrew George adgeorge@pittstate.edu  620.235.4030
     
Sunday, January 2, 2022    
Red Hills Pete Janzen Meet at Casey's in Medicine Lodge at 7:30 a.m.
     
Saturday, January 8, 2022    
Blackwolf Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
     
To Be Announced, contact compiler    
Lovewell Henry Armknecht whatabirder@hotmail.com  785.346.4208
Waconda Henry Armknecht whatabirder@hotmail.com  785.346.4208
Webster Reservoir Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
     

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