Here is a list of the statewide Christmas Bird Counts. Of these, Little Rock and Lonoke are sponsored by the Audubon Society of Central Arkansas. All birding levels are welcome. Please contact the person indicated on each count that you want to help with. Replace the “at” with @.
Dec 14th Fri:
JONESBORO; Virginie Rolland; vrolland “at” astate.edu
ARKADELPHIA; Evelyn & Glenn Good; theoldcrow “at” sbcglobal.net
BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER EAST (near Buffalo Point on Hwy 14); Jack Stewart; jackstewart_us “at” yahoo.com; Sponsored by Buffalo National River Partners. Lodging is available, call Jack for details
FORT SMITH; Bill Beall; billtoka “at” mynewroads.com (Bill has been compiling for 68 years!!)
LAKE OUACHITA SP; Kayla Gomance; kayla.gomance “at” arkansas.gov Sponsored by Lake Ouachita SP
LITTLE ROCK; Dan Scheiman; birddan “at” comcast.net Sponsored by the Audubon Society of Central AR
VILLAGE CREEK SP; Heather Runyan; heather.runyon “at” arkansas.gov 870-238-9406 Sponsored by Village Creek SP.
FAYETTEVILLE; Joe Neal; joeneal “at” uark.edu; Sponsored by NorthWest AR Audubon.
LONOKE; Dan Scheiman; birddan “at” comcast.net Sponsored by the Audubon Society of Central AR
RED SLOUGH, OK; David Arbour arbour “at” Windstream.net and Leif Anderson; Leanderson “at” fs.fed.us
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE; Chris Cash; c52cash “at” sbcglobal.net Sponsored by Hot Springs Village Audubon
NORTH FORK of the ILLINOIS BAYOU (near Hector); Sarah Davis; sadavis “at” fs.fed.us; Sponsored by US Forest Service.
MISSISSIPPI RIVER SP (near Marianna); Tara Gillanders; tara.gillanders “at” arkansas.gov Sponsored by Mississippi River SP
WHITE RIVER NWR; (Near St. Charles) Than Boves; tboves “at” astate.edu
SYLAMORE RANGER DISTRICT; (near Mountain View); Idun Guenther; iguenther “at” fs.fed.us Sponsored by US Forest Service.
BELLA VISTA/BENTONVILLE/CENTERTON: Butch Tetzlaff; butch “at” thebluebirdshed.com
CROOKED CREEK (near Harrison); Alan Gregory; quattro “at” windstream.net
CONWAY; Allan Mueller; akcmueller “at” gmail.com Co-compiler Michael Linz mplinz “at” gmail.com
HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK; Shelley Todd; shelley_todd “at” nps.gov 501-620-6751 Sponsored by Hot Springs NP
WAPANOCCA NWR/SHELBY FOREST; Dick Preston; dickpreston “at” rittermail.com Co-compiler of TN side Van Harris shelbyforester1223 “at” bigriver.net Sponsored by TN Ornithological Society
PINE BLUFF; Rob Doster; rdoster “at” Hotmail.com Sponsored by Three Rivers Audubon Society
Jan 1st Tues:
LAKE DARANELLE; Kenny Nichols; kingbird “at” ymail.com
MOUNT MAGAZINE; Don Simons; don.simons “at” arkansas.gov Sponsored by Mount Magazine SP
Counts with dates not set yet.
BAYOU DeVIEW (near Brinkley); Steve Osborne; jsteveosborne “at” gmail.com
BIG LAKE NWR; Leif Anderson; Leanderson “at” fs.fed.us
HOLLA BEND NWR; Leif Anderson; Leanderson “at” fs.fed.us Sponsored by Holla Bend NWR & the Friends of Holla Bend NWR.
LAKE GEORGIA PACIFIC/ FELSENTHAL NWR; Leif Anderson; Leanderson “at” fs.fed.us Sponsored by Felsenthal NWR and the Friends of Felsenthal NWR.
MAGNOLIA/ LAKE COLUMBIA; Darrell & Debbie Chatelain; darrell1951 “at” suddenlink.net
MOUNTAIN HOME; Tom Krohn; dreamer “at” Yellville.net
POND CREEK NWR; Devin Moon; moondevg “at” gmail.com and Matt Gideon; paulmatthewgideon “at” gmail.com
TEXARKANA (northern Miller co); Don Kyle; rondokyle “at” windstream.net Meeting 7am at Rondo Methodist Church at jct of Hwy 237 & E 19th st.