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The 116th Christmas Bird Count will take place December 14, 2016, through January 5, 2017.

Bridgeport — Thursday, December 15
Meet at McDonald’s restaurant in Brewster at 7:30 am. Contact Meredith Spencer for more information at 686-7551 or merdave@homenetnw.net

Leavenworth — Saturday, December 17
Birders will be assigned routes and meet on their own before the count. Lists will be compiled at 4:30 pm in the Red Barn at Wenatchee River Institute, 347 Division Street in Leavenworth. There will be snacks and prizes for Best Bird, Most American Dippers and Most Species. Contact Gretchen Rohde for your group selection before December 15 at design@thedesignranch.com.

Chelan — Wednesday, December 28
Meet at the Apple Cup Café at 7:00 am for breakfast or coffee, and to receive circle assignments. Meet in the afternoon at 4:15 at the Lake Chelan Methodist Church for a warming chili supper and to share count reports. Contact Steve Easley, the compiler at 682-2318 or seasley@nwi.net or Dan Smith at 682-9653 for more information.

Wenatchee — Sunday, January 1
Please contact Dan Stephens at dstephens@wvc.edu or 679-4706 to participate.

Twisp — Sunday, January 1
Dave Rudholm is the compiler. Participants will meet at the Twisp Valley Grange before and after the count. For more information, contact Dave at davidrudholm1@centurytel.net or 429-1105

Okanogan/Omak — Monday, January 2
Meet at Heather Findlay’s house at 6:45 am. Contact Heather at 429-8167 heather@eaglesun.net for more information. If you will be traveling in Washington during the CBC season and want to count birds in other regions, see http://wos.org/cbc/ for a listing of counts around the state.