This is a favorite event for the birding community! Everyone is welcome. If you are new to birding, join the CBC at Buena Vista Lagoon. (See Coastal 101 Birding for December.) Birders with more experience are encouraged to join one of our many teams. Contact CBC coordinators Tim Burr (tburr@san.rr.com) or Kirsten Winter (kjwinter@cox.net). Please…

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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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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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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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