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Keith A. McMullen

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2012-2013 Christmas Bird Counts
« : November 17, 2012, 12:53:30 PM »
Hi Gang,

It's almost that time of year!  Many of you will be assisting in one or more Christmas Bird Counts across the State. Many counts can always use more volunteers. This year, as Greg has mentioned, there is NO FEE to participate, so why not come out and do as many CBC's as possible and help gather important population data?

Good birdings,

Keith

Keith A. McMullen

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Re: 2012-2013 Christmas Bird Counts
« #1 : November 17, 2012, 12:56:11 PM »
The REND LAKE CBC will be held SATURDAY, 15 December, 2012. IF interested in participating, PLEASE drop me an e-mail (address below) and I'll get you hooked up with our group.

REND LAKE was the 1st IL CBC to top the 100 species mark and has achieved over 100 species more often than ANY other IL CBC.

That should wet your CBC appetite :)

Wishing you all a good CBC season!

Keith McMullen
warbler7@sbcglobal.net

Rhonda R

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Re: more southernmost IL 2012-2013 Christmas Bird Counts
« #2 : November 20, 2012, 05:45:21 AM »
Here's a long line-up:
Dec. 15 - Rend Lake, Keith McMullen Compiler
Dec. 16 - Crab Orchard NWR (Williamson County), Vicki Lang Compiler
Dec. 17 - Cypress Creek NWR, Jeff Hoover Compiler
Dec. 21 - Carlyle Lake, Dan Kassebaum Compiler
Dec. 22 - Marion County, Joe Merkelbach Compiler
Dec. 27 - Arklands (Pyramid St. Pk.), Joe Merkelbach Compiler
Dec. 28 - Alexander County, Vern Kleen Compiler
Dec. 29 - Union County, Vern Kleen Compiler
Dec. 30 - Mermet Lake (Massac County), Rhonda Rothrock Assistant Compiler
Jan. 1 - Jackson County, Rhonda Rothrock Compiler
Jan. 2 - Middle Mississippi NWR (Jackson/Randolph Counties, & parts of Missouri), Rhonda Rothrock Assistant Compiler
"ooh, ooh, stepped in pooh" -phonetic/mnemonic of the Swainson's warbler song as per Bob Behrstock and the late David Markley from 'On The Warblers of Texas'.

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Re: 2012-2013 Christmas Bird Counts
« #3 : November 21, 2012, 04:16:48 PM »
hello--

chicago urban xmas count is on sunday, dec. 16.

j. sanders yellowstart5@yahoo.com

Eric Walters

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Re: 2012-2013 Christmas Bird Counts
« #4 : November 22, 2012, 09:36:21 AM »
White Pines CBC is on Sunday, December 16th.  This covers areas like Lowden State Park, Oregon Dam, Lowden-Miller State Forest, Nachusa Grasslands, Lowell Park, Castle Rock State Park, White Pines State Park, parts of the Rock River and a good amount of open farm country.  Fresh air and wild country are nice bonuses!

Eric Walters
Zion, IL

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Re: 2012-2013 Christmas Bird Counts
« #5 : November 25, 2012, 08:24:13 AM »
Clinton Lake CBC will be Sunday December 16, 2012.  Please let me know if you plan on attending.  Thanks, Rhetta Jack

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Re: 2012-2013 Christmas Bird Counts
« #6 : November 25, 2012, 02:20:55 PM »
FYI - the inaugural Big Rock CBC will be held on 16 Dec.  This count covers S. Kane, SE De Kalb and N Kendall Counties.

Tim Balassie
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Kane Co., IL

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Re: 2012-2013 Christmas Bird Counts
« #7 : November 26, 2012, 06:32:23 AM »
Rock Cut CBC is on Wednesday, December 26. It covers all of Rock Cut State Park (north of Rockford) as well as a bunch of neat forest preserves and a lot of open country still needing to be explored fully. (This is still a relatively new count.)

Email me: birdfreakblog@gmail.com if you are interested.

Thanks,
Eddie Callaway (compiler)
Birdfreak.com
NCIOS.org
Sycamore, IL
Eddie Callaway
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birdfreak@birdfreak.com
Rockford, IL (Winnebago)

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Re: 2012-2013 Christmas Bird Counts
« #8 : November 26, 2012, 03:28:39 PM »
Morris-Wilmington Count (Grundy/Will) is Saturday Jan 5, 2013.

Bill Morris - compiler
Bill Morris
Grundy county (near Goose Lake Prairie)

colind

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Re: 2012-2013 Christmas Bird Counts
« #9 : November 28, 2012, 01:54:10 PM »
Meredosia is December 14 (Tony Ward) and the Crane Lake (Sanganois) is December 15 ( Robert Randall).

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Re: 2012-2013 Christmas Bird Counts
« #10 : November 28, 2012, 05:47:12 PM »
Eastern Knox County will be Dec. 14.  Lots of fun if you can get Friday off and join us!

Jim Mountjoy

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Re: 2012-2013 Christmas Bird Counts
« #11 : December 03, 2012, 04:02:47 PM »
Lyndon (Whiteside Co) will be held December 29th.If interested in participating in this count please contact me.

Dustin Holschuh
Rock Falls,Il
Dholschuh@yahoo.com

nancy tikalsky

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Lisle-Arboreteum 2012-2013 Christmas Bird Counts
« #12 : December 04, 2012, 02:21:02 PM »
Sunday December 16, 2012:
More information is available at the Lisle Arboretum  Count web site at http://home.comcast.net/~geoffrey.williamson/lislecbc/
nancy tikalsky

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance."
 
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 Irish playwright and essayist

 

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