Christmas Bird Count: Columbus

LocationThe Columbus Christmas Bird Count is centered at 39.9833 degrees North by -82.9167 degrees West, which is just southwest of the intersection of East 5th Avenue and Stelzer Road.  The count circle includes much of the city of Columbus and surrounding suburban areas.
HistoryThe Columbus CBC has been conducted annually since 1955.
Cumulative HistoryNo cumulative history available at this time.
ContactRobert Thorn (614-551-0643)

Detailed Annual Reports

February 3, 2021
Sandhill Crane Soaring - Photo Earl Harrison

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 […]
January 1, 2020
Gray Catbird - Photo Earl Harrison

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 […]
March 19, 2019
Eastern Phoebe at Killbuck Marsh - Photo Lisa Phelps

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 […]
February 1, 2019
Gadwall Lifting Off - Photo Kev Chapman

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 […]
January 13, 2018
Pine Warbler - Photo USFWS

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 […]