New York State
Ornithological Association

For the birders and birds of the Empire State

116th New York State
Christmas Bird Count

2016-2017  Schedule

December 14, 2016 - January 5, 2017
CBC Coordinators:
Last Updated 9/29/16
Please send us the date and contact information for your CBC.  You can use our handy
We'll let you know via email as soon as your information has been posted, usually within a day or so.
Find a New York Count Circle

In the drop-down list above, an asterisk preceding a circle code indicates information is available on this page; click the code/name to find it on this page. Conversely, no asterisk indicates we don't have any information about that circle for this season's count.

National Audubon's map of CBC circles
(requires Google Earth)

Note:  The annual Christmas Bird Count is a project of the National Audubon Society.  NYSOA presents the schedule here to assist CBC volunteers and coordinators in planning.


Hooded Merganser, photo by Eamon Freiburger

Hooded Merganser
photo by Eamon Freiburger, then age 14
Member of NYSOA's NYS Young Birders Club

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Counts shown against a color background are for non-NY or partially non-NY circles
CBC Participants:
Your help with this year's CBC is greatly appreciated!  Check out the information below to decide which circle or circles you'd like to work on.  Once you pick a circle, please contact the CBC coordinator to sign up. 
Email is the preferred contact method, so please try that first before calling.

 All information listed in the calendar below has been confirmed for this winter's CBC season.
Only those circles for which we have received specific information are shown.
Count Name
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Dutchess County
Herb Thompson
Sunday, December 18, 2016
Friday, December 23, 2016
Saturday, December 24, 2016
Monday, December 26, 2016
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Oak Orchard Swamp
(Iroquois NWR)
Celeste Morien

Saturday, December 31, 2015
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Pawling (Hidden Valley)
CT: Angela Dimmitt NY: Carena Pooth
CT: 860-355-3429
NY: please email
Monday, January 2, 2017
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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