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2015 Local Christmas Bird Count Information

Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania hosts the Pittsburgh Christmas Bird Count (CBC) annually, and it will be held on Saturday, December 26, this year. Participants will tally all of the birds they find on that day. The CBC is divided into 13 groups based on geo-political boundaries.

 Participation is free and inexperienced birdwatchers are welcome.  
Everyone (including non-participants) is invited to the count compilation dinner at 6 PM on
Sunday, December 27, at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve in Fox Chapel. Bring a covered dish, salad, or dessert that feeds 10, or make a donation to help cover costs. After dinner, area leaders will announce their results.
To participate, contact one of the following area leaders:
Fox Chapel – Brian Shema, 412-963-6100;
Franklin Park/Ohio Twp. (N) – Stacey Widenhofer, 412-991-3657;
Hampton Twp. – Al Werling, 412-487-8581
Indiana Twp. – Steve Gosser, 412-855-5220;
Kilbuck Twp. & Ohio Twp. (S) – Paul Brown, 412-963-1979;
North Park – Sheree Daugherty, 412-322-5371;
Oakmont & Harmar Twp. – David Yeany, 814-221-4361;
O’Hara Twp. – Steve Thomas, 412-782-4696;
Penn Hills & Verona – Mike Smith, 412-526-8360;
Frick & Highland Parks – Mark VanderVen, 425-273-1786;
Pittsburgh (rest of city) – Mike Fialkovich, 412-731-3581;
Ross & McCandless Twps. – Bob Machesney, 412-366-7869;
Shaler Twp. – Joyce Hoffmann, 412-487-0921;
Other counts in the Pittsburgh area include:
South Hills, December 19 –Nancy Page, 412-221-4795;
Buffalo Creek Valley (Butler), December 19 – George Reese, 724-353-9649;
South Butler, January 2 – Chris Kubiak, 412-963-6100.