Kansas Christmas Bird Counts, 2023 - 2024

Please contact the compiler for all details and to express interest in participating. 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. Starting in 2018, KOS has set standard dates that won't change from year to year. Those dates are December 12 to January 12. More details on some counts can be found by clicking on the CBC name.

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

Compilers - The forms have been sent out.. If you don't have yours please contact Chuck (after checking your junk or spam folder!)

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

Updated December 24, 2023

Please contact compiler if you wish to participate!!

Date/CBC Contact Contact/Meeting Information
Tuesday, December 12, 2023    
Kanopolis Lake  Bob Kruger Meet at Riverside Park at 8, bring your lunch, contact Bob first
Olsburg Cindy Jeffrey cinraney@ksu.edu 785.565.3326 Meet in Greenwood Park.
Thursday, December 14, 2023    
Linn County Roger Boyd rboydbird69@gmail.com 785.424.0595
Quivira NWR Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Friday, December 15, 2023    
El Dorado Vickie Cikanek Vickie.Cikanek@ks.gov 785.501.0867 Meet at McDonalds, 8 a.m.
Saturday, December 16, 2023    

Garden City

Michael Ramsey mramsey@hmbcr.com
Halstead/Newton Lorna Harder lornajhh@gmail.com  316.200.4724
Hays Medhavi Ambardar Meet in Albertson Hall 169 (FHSU) at 7:30 a.m.
John Redmond Bob Culbertson bob.culbertson@kaws.org 620.364.9485
Lawrence Galen Pittman galenpitt@gmail.com
Manhattan Mark Mayfield markherb@ksu.edu 785.776.6495
Olathe Rosanna Munoz RosannaEMN@gmail.com 
Salina     Byron Grauerholz blgrauerholz@yahoo.com
Topeka Carol Morgan crxmorgan@gmail.com 785.554.5112
Wichita Kevin Groeneweg kgroeneweg@sbcglobal.net 316.706.9116
Sunday, December 17, 2023    
Baldwin Calvin Cink ccinkbird76@gmail.com 785.594.6546
Bonner Springs/Lansing Galen Pittman galenpitt@gmail.com
Emporia Bill Jensen wjensen1@emporia.edu 620.341.5339
Oskaloosa/Perry Lake Debby McKee grmasmurf@gmail.com
Udall/Winfield Max Thompson maxt@cox.net 620.229.3876
Wakefield Chuck Otte cotte@twinvalley.net 785.463.5485
Wilson Lake Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Monday, December 18, 2023    
Cheyenne Bottoms Curtis Wolf Meet at Kansas Wetlands Education Center at 8:00 a.m. 877.243.9268
Tuesday, December 19, 2023    
Sedan Vickie Cikanek Vickie.Cikanek@ks.gov 785.501.0867 Meet at One Stop, 8 a.m.
Wednesday, December 20, 2023    
Sawyer Jordan Hofmeier jordan.hofmeier@ks.gov 785.249.0874
Thursday, December 21, 2023    
Parsons Andrew Burnett aburnett9180@gmail.com 816.810.3913
Friday, December 22, 2023    
Waconda Henry Armknecht whatabirder@hotmail.com  785.346.4208
Saturday, December 23, 2023    
Arkansas City Gene Young youngg6264@yahoo.com 620.660.0547
Wednesday, December 27, 2023    
Dodge City Jeff Calhoun jeffcalhoun11@gmail.com 316.737.1307
Slate Creek Gene Young youngg6264@yahoo.com 620.660.0547
Thursday, December 28, 2023    
Junction City Chuck Otte cotte@twinvalley.net 785.463.5485
Marion Tom Ewert trewert@yahoo.com 316.670.3140
Friday, December 29, 2023    
Leavenworth/Atchison John Schukman schuksaya@kc.rr.com 913.547.1751
Saturday, December 30, 2023    
Benedictine Bottoms Heidi Eaton hcgenter@gmail.com 719.534.3931
Cimarron National Grasslands Max Thompson maxt@cox.net 620.229.3876
Holton Carol Morgan crxmorgan@gmail.com 785.554.5112
Red Hills Pete Janzen pete.janzen@sbcglobal.net 316.519.1970
Sunday, December 31, 2023    
Black Mesa (Kenton, Oklahoma) Jimmie Woodard j.woodard@cox.net 405.365.5685
Monday, January 1, 2024    
St. Marys Debby McKee grmasmurf@gmail.com
Southeast Kansas Mined Lands Andrew George adgeorge@pittstate.edu  620.235.4030
Saturday, January 6, 2024    
Blackwolf Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 
Syracuse Art Nonhof artnonhof@sbcglobal.net 620.640.1444
To Be Announced, contact compiler    
Kirwin Byron Grauerholz blgrauerholz@yahoo.com
Lovewell Henry Armknecht whatabirder@hotmail.com  785.346.4208
Webster Reservoir Mike Rader mike_rader@hotmail.com 785.658.2595 

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