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…

2019 Columbus CBC Pushes through Slow Day

2019 Columbus CBC Pushes through Slow Day

Count Summary On December 15, 72 observers sponsored by CAS spent the day counting birds in different areas of Columbus. Relatively mild weather reduced the numbers of waterfowl, and a November freeze appeared to suppress numbers of lingering land birds. Fifteen teams were still able to push up totals of 74 species and 40,078 individual…

2018 Columbus CBC Weathers Strange Winter Conditions

2018 Columbus CBC Weathers Strange Winter Conditions

Count Summary On December 16, 75 observers sponsored by CAS spent the day counting birds in different areas of Columbus.  Relatively mild weather reduced the numbers of waterfowl, but a cold November and a torrential rainstorm the prior day suppressed numbers of lingering landbirds.  Seventeen teams were still able to push up totals of 77…

2018 Columbus CBC Beset by Strange Weather Cycles

2018 Columbus CBC Beset by Strange Weather Cycles

Count Summary On December 16, 74 observers sponsored by Columbus Audubon spent the day counting birds in different areas of Columbus.  Relatively mild weather reduced the numbers of waterfowl, but a cold November and a torrential rainstorm the prior day suppressed numbers of lingering landbirds.  Seventeen teams were still able to push up totals of…

2017 Columbus CBC Uses Mild Weather to Bulk Up Bird Totals

2017 Columbus CBC Uses Mild Weather to Bulk Up Bird Totals

Count Summary On December 17, 74 observers sponsored by CAS spent the day counting birds in different areas of Columbus.  Relatively mild weather reduced the numbers of waterfowl and winter vagrant birds, but still boosted numbers of resident birds. Sixteen teams were able to push up totals of 79 species and  36,130 individual birds, with…

2016 Columbus CBC Weathers Icy Morning for Good Birds

2016 Columbus CBC Weathers Icy Morning for Good Birds

Summary On December 18, 66 observers sponsored by CAS spent the day counting birds in different areas of Columbus.  An icy morning shortened the day for many teams, but not before many of them found good birds. The teams were able to skate to totals of 86 species and 21,262 individual birds. Count Date: December…