Christmas Bird Count Friday, December 30

Calling all birders for the 2016 Christmas Bird Count! All levels of birders welcome! For the Oceanside CBC (which includes the Buena Vista Lagoon, Whelan Lake, Anstine Nature Preserve, Oceanside Harbor, among other locations), please contact organizer Jane Mygatt: janemygatt@me.com  who will assign you to a group leader who will fill you in on when…

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Oceanside Christmas Bird Count Nets 196 Species

Many thanks to the 129 observers and 11 Buena Vista Audubon Society Nature Center volunteers who participated in the 2015 Oceanside CBC on December 27. Pending final review, the tally stands at 196 species. That would be the second-highest species total for the Oceanside count, surpassed only by a couple of 200-species counts recorded about…

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Christmas Bird Count gets local media coverage

The Coast News recently did an article on the success of this year’s Christmas Bird Count. It included this great quote from team leader Tom Troy: “Birds are remarkable, beautiful, captivating and fascinating” Our new President, Andy Mauro gave some great quotes “It’s the largest, most successful, and most important citizen science project” Check out…

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2015 Oceanside Christmas Bird Count

Sunday, December 27 The date is set for this year’s Oceanside Christmas Bird Count! BVAS has been sponsoring the Oceanside CBC for as long as we can remember, making it a cherished holiday tradition. Last year’s Oceanside tally was 192 species. In addition to its high species total (generally within the top 12 counts in…

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