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 Christmas Bird Count



Welcome all to the 2012 Lake Ray Hubbard Christmas Bird Count!  The date will be Sunday, December 16th. Peter Assman is coordinator and compiler of this annual event....Thanks Peter!!!


Lake Ray Hubbard Christmas Bird Count, December 16, 2012
Some of the highlights from past CBC's have been Red-Breasted Merganser, Lesser Black-backed Gull, and Sora Rail.   Help make the 113th Count another success as we count around Lake Ray Hubbard, city parks, wetlands, riparian areas, and flyovers.  Those who wish to receive handouts, count forms, rare bird forms and maps should plan on meeting in the
parking lot of Home Depot located at 2201 Lakeview Parkway (by Highway 66) Rowlett, Texas at 6:30 AM (coordinates 32.9090,-98.5813). We can see if we'll be short or need to group more participants.  Please plan on meeting at the end of the Count at 5:30 PM at Siciliano's Taste of Italy at 2210 W. Buckingham Road in Garland for our official tally and dinner (optional).  We're looking forward to the Count since it had been a big success in the last couple of years. For further details phone Peter at
 214-986-7048 or email him at assmann@utdallas.edu.  This event is supported by the Preservation Society for Spring Creek Forest.


 If you get lost please call Peter Assman at 214-986-7048





After the Count  meet at Siciliano's A Taste of  Italy at 5:30PM

2210 W Buckingham Rd
Garland, TX 75042-4900
(972) 276-8913

Siciliano's is located southeast of the intersection of Shiloh Road and Buckingham Road, across from North Garland High School   

for dinner (optional) and the traditional tally at 5:30 pm. Below is a  map to Siciliano's located in south Garland across from close to

LBJ Freeway and just south of Northwest Highway and Saturn Road. If you can't make it  please email

or snail-mail  your tally sheets. Thanks!

Thanks Google!


General map:


Area Count Maps

Area 1 

Area 2

Area 3   

Area 4   


Area 5   


Area 6   

click, enlarge, save the image  to your computer, then print portrait size or you can pick up copies at the

the 6:30 am meet up at the Home Depot parking lot by Highway 66 in Rowlett.


Rare Bird Description

Click on thumbnail to see enlarged image, then save as a jpg file.

Print  in letter portrait mode (fit-to-print)

Good sources on the Christmas Bird Count include the following URLs:


http://www.audubondallas.org/  Dallas Chapter of Audubon Society


http://www.audubon.org/bird/cbc/history.html  main National Aububon Page with history of the CBC