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Christmas Bird Counts

This is a partial listing of Christmas Bird Counts in Oklahoma (and some adjacent areas). The list on this page is sorted alphabetically by count name. Each Christmas Bird Count takes place on one day between December 14 and January 5 of each winter season.

Contact the compiler of the counts you are interested in to find out the specific date for this year.

Your participation in these counts will be welcome, regardless of your birding skills!

  • Arcadia CBC
    Contact: Tom Traxler, 405-348-9900 (after 5:30 PM) Traxeagle@aol.com
  • Arnett CBC
    Location: western OK
    Contact: Eddie Stegal, 316-264-2237
  • Broken Bow Reservoir CBC
    Location: McCurtain County, southeastern OK
    Contact: Berlin Heck, 580-584-6958, baheck@pine-net.com
  • Cimarron National Grasslands CBC (Kansas)
    Location: Near Elkhart, in the southwest corner of Kansas.
    Contacts: Sebastian Patti, 552 W. Belden Ave., Chicago, IL 60614, 773-248-0570, sebastianpatti@hotmail.com
  • Ft. Gibson Reservoir CBC
    Location: SE of Tulsa
    Contact: Jeri McMahon, 918-478-4010, okiebirder@allegiance.tv
  • Hulah Reservoir CBC
    Location: At Hulah Lake in northeastern Osage County, NNW of Bartlesville
    Contact: Suzy Harris, 918-331-9080, mbhsuzy@sbcglobal.net
  • Kenton (Black Mesa) CBC
    Location: Far northwestern corner of OK Panhandle
    Contact: Sebastian Patti, 552 W. Belden Ave., Chicago, IL 60614, 773-248-0570, sebastianpatti@hotmail.com
  • Liberal/Seward County CBC (Kansas)
    Contact: Sebastian Patti, 552 W. Belden Ave., Chicago, IL 60614, 773-248-0570, sebastianpatti@hotmail.com
  • Norman (Cleveland County) CBC
    Contact: Mark Howery (405) 424-2728, mhowery@zoo.odwc.state.ok.us
  • Oklahoma City CBC
    Contact: John Shackford, 405-340-5057, johnsshack@aol.com
  • Palo Pinto CBC (Texas)
    Location: Fort Worth area.  
    Contact: Sheridan Coffey, 817-355-0130, sngcanary@aol.com
  • Quanah CBC (Texas)
    Location: Southeast of Altus; northern part of the circle is in Oklahoma.  
    Contact: Steve Welborn, sbw@eudoramail.com
  • Red Hills CBC (Kansas)
    Contact: Pete Janzen, 316-832-0182, prarybrd@southwind.net
  • Rogers County CBC
    Location: NE of Tulsa.
    Contact: Richard Stuart, 15511 S. Hwy. 66, Claremore, OK 74017-2658, 918-342-9406, BIRDBANDER@AOL.COM
  • Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge CBC
    Location: Alfalfa County, north-central OK
    Contact: Glenda Lesley; 580-363-0237, gl_lloydl@yahoo.com
  • Sequoyah CBC
    Location: SE of Tulsa
    Contact: Craig Heflebower, 918-773-5251, craig_Heflebower@fws.gov
  • Sooner Lake CBC
    Location: North of Stillwater, OK
    Contact: John Couch, 405-377-7220 (work), 405-377- 9383 (home), jrcouch60@yahoo.com
  • Spavinaw CBC
    Location: About 65 miles ENE of Tulsa
    Contact: Rolla Wagner, 918-786-8291, gilwag@greencis.net
    Notes: Sponsored by the Grand Lake Audubon Society.
  • Stephens County CBC
    Location: East of Lawton, OK
    Contact: June Ketchum, 405-919-2459, june.ketchum@duncanregional.com or Roma Lenehan at rlenehan@charter.net
  • Stillwater CBC
    Contact: James Ownby, 405-707-8073,  jdown@ownbyphotography.com
  • Tallgrass Prairie Preserve CBC
    Location: In Osage County, about 55 miles NNW of Tulsa, or 16 miles NNW of Pawhuska.
    Contact: Don Wolfe, 918-336-7778 (work), 918-333-1786 (home), dwolfe@ou.edu
  • Tishomingo CBC
    Location: southcentral OK
    Contact: Charles R. Brown, 918-631-3943 or 918-355-2974, charles-brown@utulsa.edu
  • Tulsa CBC
    Contact: Jo Loyd, 918-835-2946 (Tulsa), Jo.Loyd@sbcglobal.net
    Notes: Sponsored by Tulsa Audubon Society
  • Village Creek Drying Beds CBC (Texas)
    Location: Fort Worth area.
    Contact: Sheridan Coffey, 817-355-0130, sngcanary@aol.com
  • Washita National Wildlife Refuge CBC
    Location: Near Butler, western OK
    Contact: Amber Zimmerman, 580/664-2205, Amber_Zimmerman@fws.gov
  • Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge CBC
    Location: Near Lawton, southwestern OK
    Contact: Mike Husak, 580-581-2374, michaelh@cameron.edu