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Keith A. McMullen

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Christmas Counts 2013-2014
« : October 30, 2013, 07:16:44 AM »
Get ready!  The CBC season is quickly approaching. Post your date and contact info here.

Good luck!

Keith McMullen
Rend Lake CBC Compiler

REND LAKE CBC....SATURDAY.....December 14, 2013....meet at Rend Lake College at 6:30 AM......

Dan Williams

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Re: Christmas Counts 2013-2014
« #1 : November 03, 2013, 09:23:52 AM »
Rockford is Saturday, Dec. 14.  I am compiler.

White Pines is Sunday, Dec. 15.  Eric Walters is compiler.

Green Island-Lost Mound is Friday, December 20.  Ed Anderson coordinates the IL side.

Kishwaukee is Saturday, Dec. 21.  Barbara Williams is compiler.

Rhonda R

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Re: Christmas Counts 2013-2014
« #2 : November 04, 2013, 07:44:13 AM »
Here are the names and dates of CBCs occurring in and/or near southernmost Illinois:
Mingo NWR (MO)- Dec.14
Big Oak Tree St. Pk. (MO)- Dec. 19
War Bluff Valley- Dec. 15
Arklands/Pyramid St. Pk.- Dec. 21
Cypress Creek NWR- Dec. 16
Crab Orchard NWR- Dec. 22
Middle Mississippi NWR- Dec. 23  (contact me)
Horseshoe (Alexander Co.) Lake- Dec. 28
Union County- Dec. 29
Mermet Lake- probably Dec. 30    (contact me)
Jackson County- Jan. 1, 2014    (contact me)
Marion County- Jan. 4

This link to Urs Geiser's site that has old dates up but the contact info appears current:
http://home.comcast.net/~ugeiser/birds/cbc_map.html
"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'.

Rhonda R

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Re: Christmas Counts 2013-2014 -update on southernmost counts
« #3 : November 26, 2013, 05:25:06 PM »
The dates of a couple southernmost IL CBCs have changed.  See list below.  It includes a couple from Missouri.
Local counts with dates:

Rend Lake- Dec. 14 - Advanced registration required, contact compiler Keith McMullen at warbler7@sbcglobal.net.
Mingo NWR (MO)- Dec. 14 - Advanced registration required, contact compiler Dr. Bill Eddleman at weddleman@semo.com. Meet at 6 a.m. at Mel's Diner in Puxico for breakfast & assignments.
War Bluff Valley - Dec. 15 - For details contact Andrea Douglas, compiler at anderatd@yahoo.com.
Cypress Creek NWR- Dec. 16 - Meet for assignments at Shawnee Comm. College Bldg. D, Rustic Campus Drive, Ullin, at 6:00 a.m. For details, phone Cypress Creek NWR 618.634.2231.
Big Oak Tree St. Pk. (MO)- Dec. 19 - Meet on Count Day at 6:00 a.m. at the restaurant at Boomland, on the southeast corner of the interchange at the Charleston, MO, off I-57. 
Contact compiler Dr. Bill Eddleman at weddleman@semo.com.
Marion County- Dec. 21 - Meet in the parking lot of the Raccoon School, just west of I-57 at the Centralia exit at 6:00 a.m.  Contact compiler Joe Merkelbach at jemerk@ecologyfund.net.
Crab Orchard NWR- Dec. 22 - Advanced registration required, contact compiler Vicki Lang-Mendenhall. Meet for assignments at the Refuge Visitor’s Center, 8588 Route 148, at 6:00 a.m.
Middle Mississippi River NWR- Dec. 23 – Meet at Middle Miss office, 1293 Rocky Hollow Road, Rockwood at 6:30 a.m.  Contact compiler John Hartleb at 618.763.4420 or Rhonda Rothrock at woodthrusheola@hotmail.com.
Arklands/Pyramid St. Pk.- Dec. 27  - Meet on site at the intersection of Pyatts Blacktop and Panda Bear Rd. at 6:00 a.m.  Contact compiler Joe Merkelbach at jemerk@ecologyfund.net.
Horseshoe Lake (Alexander Co.)- Dec. 28 – Advanced registration required.  Meet in parking lot at the intersection of Rt. 3 & Miller City Rd., Olive Branch, at 6:30 a.m.  Contact compiler Vern Kleen at vkleen@comcast.net. Alexander and Union participants can use the Wicker Club at Horseshoe Lake for Thursday, 12/27, and Friday, 12/28, night accommodations. Beds are available, but bring blankets, pillows, etc. Persons unable to meet at the Wicker Club will get their assignments at “onsite” meeting locations.
Union County- Dec. 29  – Advance registration required.  Meet at the intersection of IL Rt. 3 and IL Rt.124 (in Ware) at 6:30 a.m.  Contact compiler Vern Kleen at vkleen@comcast.net. See lodging options for Horseshoe Lake.
Mermet Lake- Dec. 30 - Advance registration required.  For assignments contact assistant compiler Rhonda Rothrock at woodthrusheola@hotmail.com.
Jackson County- Jan. 1 - Advance registration required.  For assignments contact compiler Rhonda Rothrock at woodthrusheola@hotmail.com.  Compilation and soup (made by Chef Anton) at the home of David and Anton Kvernes.
"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: Christmas Counts 2013-2014
« #4 : November 28, 2013, 09:44:31 AM »
The Eastern Knox County CBC is scheduled for Sunday December 15.

Also, the Burlington IA CBC (partially in Illinois…) will be held on December 14.

Jim Mountjoy
Galesburg IL

Keith A. McMullen

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Re: Christmas Counts 2013-2014
« #5 : December 06, 2013, 05:33:26 PM »
Carlyle Lake CBC will be held MON December 23rd.

Contact Dan Kassebaum, compiler,  at 618-233-5451 or kdan@htc.net

Thanks,

Keith

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Re: Christmas Counts 2013-2014
« #6 : December 09, 2013, 07:01:34 PM »
Two southern Illinois CBC's
Marion County IL  (Centralia - Salem) on December 21
Arklands (Pyramid State Park) Perry County December 27
contact me if you would like to participate
    Joe Merkelbach
jemerk@ecologyfund.net, jemerk2@yahoo.com

 

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