2016 Washington State Christmas Bird Count Information.

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Cle Elum CBC – TBA
Contact Michael Hobbs at BirdMarymoor@frontier.com or 425-301-1032

Sequim-Dungeness CBC – TBA
Contact Bob Boekelheide at 360-808-0196 or bboek@olympus.net

Bridgeport CBC – TBA
Contact Meredith Spencer at merdave@homenetnw.net

Camas Prairie – Trout Lake Valley CBC – TBA
Includes Trout Lake and Conboy Lake NWR in Klickitat County
Contact Stuart Johnston at johnstonstuartf@hotmail.com or 509-493-3363 (evenings).

Eastside Audubon CBC – TBA
Check http://eastsideaudubon.org/conservation/citizen-science/christmas-bird-count-1/CBC-teams for instructions on how to sign up for a count and for contact information for leaders of eight different count areas.
Count is 8 am to 4 pm. Traditional CBC dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. in the community room of Kirkland’s Unitarian Church (where Eastside Audubon’s office is located downstairs), 208 4th Ave S, Kirkland, WA 98033.

Kitsap County CBC – TBA
See the December issue of Kitsap Audubon’s Kingfisher for more informtation:

Leadbetter CBC – TBA
Contact Suzy Whittey at suzy@reachone.com

Moscow Pullman CBC – TBA
Moscow count meet at Starbuck’s in Palouse Mall at 6:30 am
Contact Kas Dumroese at kas.birder@gmail.com
Pullman count meet at Daily Grind Coffeehouse at 6:30 am
Contact Marie Dymkoski at marie-dymkoski@msn.com

San Juans Ferry CBC – TBA
North Cascades Audubon pays for first eight people; others must pay their own ferry fare.
Contact Clayton or Linda Snider at 360-738-2232


Toppenish NWR – TBA
Meet 7:00 a.m. at the Branding Iron Restaurant in Toppenish.
Contact Eric Heisey at magicman32@rocketmail.com

Walla Walla CBC – TBA
Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Harper Joy Theater parking lot on the Whitman College campus – which is off East Isaacs Ave. east of downtown Walla Walla.
Wrap-up supper after – soup and bread provided.
Contact MerryLynn Denny at m.denny@charter.net

Bellingham CBC – TBA
Contact Paul Woodcock at 1-360-380-3356

Leavenworth CBC – TBA
Gather to compile lists at 4:30 PM in Sunroom in large house at Wenatchee River Institute at Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division St, Leavenworth, WA 98826. Snacks and prizes.
Contact Gretchen Rohde at design@thedesignranch.com

Lyle CBC – TBA
Count compilation dinner at Bob Hansen’s home
Contact Bob Hansen at 503.881.5889 or bobhansen@peak.org

Twisp – TBA
Meet at 6:30 am at the Cinnamon Twisp Bakery, 116 N. Glover Street, Twisp. Baked goods, coffee, and tea will be available for purchase.  Bring binoculars, warm clothes, a lunch, and field guides.  Optionally, bring snowshoes, skis, and spotting scopes.  A potluck dinner and tally of the day’s bird count will follow at Art Campbell and Michelle Dewey’s at 5:30.  Bring a dish to share.
Contact Carmen Vanbianchi at 423-202-0829

Saturday, December 17th

Tahoma Audubon CBC 
Details at http://www.tahomaaudubon.org/CBC We have diverse habitats — saltwater, lakes, urban, rural, and prairie.
Contact Faye McAdams Hands at 253-278-3712 or zest4parus@hotmail.com.

Edmonds CBC
Contact Bob Schmidt at bobs@world-wide.com or 425-273-1579 or Rick Taylor at taylorrl@outlook.com or 425-214-2764

Sunday, December 18th

Olympia CBC
For those interested in participating contact count coordinator Bill Shelmerdine at georn1@hotmail.com

Neah Bay CBC
This is a brand new count circle. Contact Charlie Wright at cwright770@gmail.com

Thursday, December 29th

Grays Harbor CBC 
From approx. 8am to dusk. We have some really great birding areas, from Ocean Shores around the circle to Westport. Included are the jetties, the Oyhut Wildlife Area, the Grays Harbor NWR, John’s River Wildlife Area, and Bottle Beach SP…some fine birding.
Contact Dianna Moore at 360-590-1395 or at dlmoor2@coastaccess.com

Saturday, December 31st

Seattle CBC 
Sign up on our website starting November 1st at  www.seattleaudubon.org


Chelan CBC – TBA
Contact Steve Easley at seasley@nwi.net

Wahkiakum CBC – TBA
Contact Andrew Emlen at 360-795-8009 or aemlen@centurytel.net

Cowlitz-Columbia CBC – TBA
Contact Bob Reistroffer at 360-636-5125 or breistrof@aol.com

Skagit Bay CBC – TBA
Contact Lee Barnes at 206-365-7316 or lbarnes45@hotmail.com

Columbia Hills-Klickitat Valley CBC – TBA
Includes Goldendale, Centerville and Maryhill, in Washington, and John Day Dam. Less than a quarter of the circle is in Oregon and includes the Columbia River from the mouth of the John Day River downstream to Biggs.
Contact Stuart Johnston at johnstonstuartf@hotmail.com or 509-493-3363 (evenings).

Everett-Marysville CBC – TBA
Details at http://goo.gl/wBFyKR
Contact Scott Atkinson at scottratkinson@hotmail.com or 425-210-2716

Omak/Okanogan CBC – TBA
Contact Heather Findlay at heather@eaglesun.net

Port Angeles CBC – TBA
Contact Barb Blackie at 360-477-8028 or blackieb@olypen.com

Tri-Cities CBC – TBA
Details at http://www.lowercolumbiabasinaudubon.org/CBC.html
Contact Dana Ward at 509-545-0627

Wenatchee CBC – TBA
Contact Dan Stephens at dstephens@wvc.edu

Yakima Valley CBC – TBA
Meet at 7:00 a.m. at the Old Town Station at S. 1st St. and Valley Mall Blvd. in Union Gap.
Contact Denny Granstrand at dgranstrand@gmail.com

Vashon CBC – TBA
Contact Ezra Parkerat ezra@cfgrok.com or 206-463-0383 (home) or 206-259-0018 (cell)

Rainier Audubon CBC – TBA
Teams will bird by car and by foot from 8 AM to 4 PM.  Can’t go out with a team, but want to count birds in the comforts of your own home? Sign up to participate in our CBC Backyard Bird Count. Join us afterwards to enjoy our Rainier Audubon Pot Luck Dinner and to hear the day’s species tally. The Potluck will be held at Federal Way United Methodist Church located at 29645 51st Ave, Auburn, WA 98001
Contact Alex Juchems to sign up: 253-670-5513 or cooperjuchems@mac.com

 Spokane CBC – TBA
Contact Alan McCoy at 509-999-9512 (cell, day) or 509-448-3123 (home, evening)