Big May Day Bird Count

Pine Siskins at the Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary

Big May Day Bird Count

The objective of the BMDBC is to count the number of birds of each species occurring in a participating county area from midnight to midnight on the second Saturday in May. This data snapshot provides a valuable scientific record of the bird populations occurring each year in Indiana. The results are compiled, analyzed, and published in the Indiana Audubon Quarterly.

Count Date

The Big May Day Bird Count is conducted every year by the Indiana Audubon Society. It is held on the second Saturday in May each year. The 2016 2016 BMDBC was held on 14. The next count will be held on 13 May 2017. Save the Date now!

Documentation

We are using an online form to collect the date. Please see see the links below to access the instructions about the count for 2016.

Please feel free to contact Matt Kalwasinki (mattkalwasinski@yahoo.com) if you have questions about the count!

Instructions (online)

Online Form

Direct links below are included to the Online Form (click on your county name to access the form). Only counties that have held counts in the past have been added to the form. If you wish to start a new count, please contact Matt Kalwasinski (mattkalwasinski@yahoo.com). If your county name is not listed, please click here to access the form. Look for your county name at the bottom the the sheet.

A-J K-S T-W

Adams

Allen

Benton

Cass

Clark

Delaware

Elkhart

Gibson

Greene

Hamilton

Hancock

Howard

Huntington

Jackson

Jasper

Jefferson

Johnson

Kosciusco

Lagrange

Lake

LaPorte

Lawrence

Madison

Marion

Marshall

Miami

Montgomery

Newton

Noble

Parke

Porter

Randolph

St Joseph

Stueben

Tippecanoe

Union

Vanderburgh

Vigo

Warren

Warrick

Wayne

Wells

White

The following may be downloaded and to use as your checklist during the count.

Printable Form for Field

Online link to Printable Form

Contact Information

Editor – Matt Kalwasinki (mattkalwasinski@yahoo.com)

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