Washtenaw May Count

Washtenaw County May Count

icon date2  Saturday, May 12, 2018
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icon map marker Washtenaw County

With spring finally here, birders’ thoughts turn to spring birding. As you think about the ways you will bird in the county this spring, please consider participating in the Washtenaw County May Count, on International Migratory Bird Day.

Juliet Berger is the Compiler for this informal count. The Compiler divides the county into townships, each of which has an Area Leader. Leaders recruit additional volunteers to count birds throughout their area. For names and contact information for the Compiler and the Area Leaders, visit our website (check back here), and please consider volunteering.

This year, the May Count will continue to be a Washtenaw County only event, as our state wide compilers have retired. All Washtenaw County birders are welcome to bird all or part of the day. We will post detailed instructions right here on count day logistics. Please check back here for more information about how to participate as the date gets closer.

Please contact an Area Leader or the Compiler to help out!

NEW! Please see these new documents describing the count procedures:

Washtenaw County Coordinator/Compiler: Juliet Berger

Area Leaders (click names for contact details)

 Township Area Leader  eBird Username
 Scio Tim Gacioch WasMayCount-Sci
 Lodi Juliet Berger WasMayCount-Lod
 Sharon Dave Borneman WasMayCount-Sha
Lima & Freedom John Mills WasMayCount-Fre
Manchester Martin Bialecki WasMayCount-Man
Salem & Superior Dan Thiry

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York & Augusta Greg Jacks

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Dexter, Webster, & Northfield Ellie Shappirio

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Pittsfield & Ypsilanti Mike Sefton

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Bridgewater & Saline Roger Wykes

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Ann Arbor Jessica Adamczyk WasMayCount-Ann
Lyndon & Sylvan Matty & Benjamin Hack

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Minors traveling on Washtenaw Audubon Society field trips without a parent or guardian must bring with them a completed and signed copy of the consent form available by clicking here: Field Trip Permission, Medical Release, and Waiver of Liability (PDF)