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Glacier Christmas Bird Count Photo Credit: Jake Bramante

Troy CBC 2016 Report

by Don Jones Troy held its Christmas Bird count on Saturday December 31st 2016.  Weather started off clear and cold (6 degrees) and ended with mostly cloudy (26 degrees).  We had 23 Field participants and 5 feeder watchers.  Species count matched last year at 48 species for count day and 3 for count week (Cedar […]

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Glacier Christmas Bird Count Photo Credit: Jake Bramante

Ninepipes CBC 2016 Report

by Brian Williams The Ninepipes Christmas Bird Count was held on Sunday, 18 December 2016.  Sixteen observers braved the single-digit weather and treacherous roads to count birds.  The deep cold made open water scarce and held our total species down a bit from 5 and 10 year averages, but we found some excellent birds.  Short-eared […]

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Glacier Christmas Bird Count Photo Credit: Jake Bramante

Kalispell CBC 2016 Report

by Pete Fisher The 18th annual Kalispell Christmas Bird Count (CBC) was held on January 1, 2017.  Twenty-eight intrepid field observers braved wind and drifting snow to count 75 species of bird. Four feeder watchers contributed data as well. Major highlights were an Iceland Gull at the Flathead Dump and a Northern Saw-whet Owl at […]

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Chirps and Squawks

January 2017 Chirps and Squawks

Highlights from December 2016 Board Meeting The December Board Meeting was cancelled due to the snowstorm but some business was conducted by email afterward. Voted to approve the minutes from the November Board Meeting. Agreed to send out an appeal letter for donations to the West Valley Wetlands Project. West Valley Naturalists Did you know […]

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Bohemian & Cedar Waxwings

By Gail Cleveland There is a chill in the air, the flowers are fading and the Mountain Ash berries, snowberries, rose hips and ornamental crab apples will soon be the “color” in my backyard. These berries will be the winter food for one of my favorite birds, the Waxwings. During the winter months, flocks of […]

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