2019-2020 Audubon Christmas Bird Counts (CBC’s)

Counts for Alabama and nearby GA/FL/TN 

  1. Waterloo, AL – December 14, 2019, Damien Simbeck (256-856-3079;tnbarredowl@aol.com)
  2. Dauphin Island, AL – December 14, 2019, Howard Horne (251-605-9043, hhorne@bvaenviro.com    Teams cover Dauphin Island as well as part of the south Mobile County mainland
  3. Wheeler NWR, Decatur, AL – December 14, 2019, Dwight Cooley (256-565-6239, sabrewing@earthlink.net) See NABS schedule at www.northalbirding.com for more information
  4. Pensacola, FL – December 14, 2019, Daniel Stangeland (850-686-3502, dpstang71hotmail.com,)
  5. Cullman, AL – December 15, 2019, Vince Meleski (256-739-4589, vincemeleski@outlook.com)  Counters meet at Culpepper Real Estate (601 7th Ave SW, Cullman, AL 35055, close to the Post Office) to assign areas to be covered.  This count is frequently short-handed, so we hope some of you will consider helping out. Those who want to help for part of the day (morning or afternoon) can also participate. We will re-meet for compilation at 5:00 pm at Karma’s Coffee House (103 1st Ave NE, Cullman, AL 35055).
  1. Choctawatchee Bay FL – December 16, 2019, Alan Knothe (850-208-1780, birdman6419@gmail.com; email is best)
  2. Buffalo River, Lawrenceburg, TN – December 17, 2019, Damien Simbeck (256-856-3079; tnbarredowl@aol.com)
  3. Tuscaloosa, AL – December 21, 2019, David Arnold (205-792-0653, darnold@eng.ua.edu)
  4. Birmingham, AL – December 21, 2019, Paul Franklin (205-542-7647, phfranklin36@gmail.com😉  Compilation will begin at 5:30 pm at the Birmingham Audubon Society office, 3720 4th Ave S, second floor (park and enter at the rear of the building).
  1. Eufaula NWR (ALEU), Eufaula, AL – December 22, 2019, Mason Jarrett (706-992-8864, beltedkingfisher2000@yahoo.comInterested parties can either sign up on the CBC website at http://netapp.audubon.org/cbc/public/, or contact me directly.
  2. Auburn, AL – December 23, 2019, Geoff Hill (334-332-4930; ghill@auburn.edu)
  3. Savannah, TN – December 23, 2019, Damien Simbeck (256-856-3079; tnbarredowl@aol.com)         Meet at 5:30 am at McDonalds in Savannah (corner of Hwy 64 and 128)
  1. Guntersville, AL – December 26, 2019, Linda Reynolds (256-582-2970 or 256-298-1810, rreynolds@charter.net)   We have 8 parties and the area covers a lot of lakeshore as well as upland and woodland terrain.   We usually start around 7 am and conclude with a supper compilation around 5 pm at the Guntersville Library. See NABS schedule at www.northalbirding.comfor more information; please contact Linda to choose a count party.
  1. Fort Morgan, AL – December 28, 2019, Larry Gardella (334-450-9790, lfgardella@gmail.com)
  2. Montgomery, AL – January 2, 2020, Carrie Threadgill (334-242-3864, carrie.threadgill@dcnr.alabama.gov)
  3. Wheeler Dam, Lauderdale/Lawrence Counties, AL – January 2, 2020, Damien Simbeck (256-856-3079; tnbarredowl@aol.com). First year as an official count.
  4. Columbus, GA (ALEU) – January 3, 2020, Mason Jarrett (706-992-8864; beltedkingfisher2000@yahoo.com)     Interested parties can either sign up on the CBC website at http://netapp.audubon.org/cbc/public/, or contact me directly.
  1. Gulf Shores, AL – January 4, 2020, Greg Jackson and Howard Horne (251-605-9043, hhorne@bvaenviro.com,)