2021 Delaware Reservoir Christmas Bird Count
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2021 Delaware Reservoir Christmas Bird Count

Basics This year was another year with no post-count gathering, because of caution due to the spread of Covid-19. The field parties (12) were very similar to previous years. A total of 40 field observers participated, joined by 3 feeder counters. The weather was consistent, hovering around 35oF, with calm to light N wind for…

2021 Columbus CBC Gathers Up the Strays
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2021 Columbus CBC Gathers Up the Strays

On December 19, 88 observers sponsored by Columbus Audubon spent the day counting birds in different areas of Columbus in the Christmas Bird Count.  Relatively mild weather reduced the numbers of waterfowl, but allowed a good diversity of dabbling ducks to linger.   The effects on landbirds were even more striking, with large numbers of fruit-eaters…

2020 Columbus CBC Ends Weird Year on Positive Note

2020 Columbus CBC Ends Weird Year on Positive Note

Count Summary On December 20, 78 observers sponsored by CAS spent the day counting birds in different areas of Columbus, in a socially-distanced fashion!  Unlike the prior year, we had cold enough weather to drive in a good diversity of waterfowl, but not cold enough to kill off quite a few unusual landbird stragglers. Twenty-seven…