Monday, November 14, 2011

Recruiting for the Christmas Bird Count

December 17th is the Brooklyn (Kings) Christmas Bird Count.

If you are interested in participating in this grand & celebrated event, please contact Heidi for any area outside of Prospect Park.

If you  want to participate in Prospect Park, contact me at to be either on my team  in the southern /Lake region OR Paul Keim's team meeting at Grand Army Plaza park entrance (Stranahan Statue)  at 7 am then for Paul's northern region exploration. I will try to balance the numbers for each team.

Here's the info on the Xmas count from the Brooklyn Bird Club trips webpage:

Saturday, December 17th, 112th Christmas Bird Census

Teams Coordinator: Heidi Steiner-Nanz (718) 369-2116 (call early eve before 8 pm) or email

Compiler: Rick Cech, assisted by Paul Keim

Comments: Coordinator assigns trip leaders and participants, assimilating teams and establishing starting points with team leaders. Please call early as possible for participation in this great event. Time is needed to plan and figure out the details. The count dinner will be held at the Prospect Park Audubon Center (Boathouse). Help and assistance is needed for dinner setup, email Peter at to offer your help and get details. There is a $5 donation request for the event as a donation to cover publication cost of the Census results from National Audubon.. See your field leader on the latter for details.


Typical areas outside Prospect usually needing participants

Greenwood Cemetery
Floyd Bennett Field Preserve
Spring Creek
Bergen Beach
Brooklyn Botanic Garden