Tag Archives: Christmas Bird Count

2016 Christmas Bird Count – Stillwater, Oklahoma


The brainchild of ornithologist Frank Chapman at the American Museum of Natural History in 1900, the National Audubon Society’s annual Christmas Bird Count was among the first true citizen science endeavors. Today, with more than a century of data under … Continue reading

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eBird News Dec. 2015


Check out the latest eBird News! In this issue: eBird Mobile available for Android and iOS! eBird Photo of the Month: Cinereous Owl eBird Store—holiday gifts! eBirding your Christmas Bird Counts Team eBird is Hiring—Android and Web Developers Special Offer … Continue reading

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Talkin’ birds on the radio: 23 Dec. 2014


Here’s a sample of my conversation this morning with Steve Daniels and Amy Jo Frazier on The Morning Scramble. My main topic was the Christmas Bird Count but, of course, we got to some other things too.  

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Talking Birds on the Radio: Bird Calls on Stillwater’s Morning Scramble, 12/9/13


I had another nice chat with Steve Daniels today doing “Bird Calls” on Stillwater’s Morning Scramble. Steve and I talked a bit of sports, a little bit about the Nutcracker, and then we got around to Christmas Bird Counts, our … Continue reading

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Stillwater Christmas Bird Count – 2012


As I have for several years now, I led a group of hopeful owl-watchers in the field on Saturday to one of my favorite local birding spots:  Lake Carl Blackwell.  In this, the 113th annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count, I … Continue reading

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“Bird Calls” on the radio: 12/4/12


Thanks to Steve Daniels, host of Stillwater’s Morning Scramble radio program, for letting me come on and advertize our upcoming Christmas Bird Counts for Stillwater and Sooner Lake. We enjoyed a great conversation with Jess Barnes on the ethics of … Continue reading

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