American Birds 2004-2005, Summary of the 105th Christmas Bird Count

American Birds 105: Cover shot
John James Audubon
Snowy Egret artwork.

The 105th CBC smashed records across the boards--number of counts included, number of participants involved, and species totals in North America and the Tropics. Read the summaries in American Birds, peruse the Pictorial Highlights, and find feature articles on Citizen Science, climate change, and the importance of the CBC to Audubon's upcoming State of the Birds report.

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Pages 107-128 (350k) contain the following articles:

Christmas Bird Count Editorial Codes and Database Flags

Count Circles, Codes, and Compilers on the 105th Count

Summary of Highest Counts of Individuals for Canada, by Richard J. Cannings

Summary of Highest Counts of Individuals for the United States, by Brent Ortego

 

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Articles in this Publication
American Birds 105: Alphabetical Index to Regional Summaries
American Birds 105: Regional Summaries pages 43-50 (718k) (Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario, Prairie Provinces & N. Canada)
American Birds 105: Regional Summaries pages 51-58 (763k) (Prairie Provinces & N. Canada, British Columbia and Yukon Territory, Alaska, New England, New York)
American Birds 105: Regional Summaries pages 59-66 (646k) (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C., N. Carolina, S. Carolina)
American Birds 105: Regional Summaries pages 67-74 (715k) (S. Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama)
American Birds 105: Regional Summaries pages 75-80 (605k) (Mississippi, Alabama, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Illinois)
American Birds 105: The 105th Christmas Bird Count by Geoffrey S. LeBaron
American Birds 105: Regional Summaries pages 81-86 (787k) (Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, N. Dakota, S. Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma)
American Birds 105: The 105th Christmas Bird Count in Canada by Richard J. Cannings
American Birds 105: Regional Summaries pages 87-92 (799k) (N. Dakota, S. Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah)
American Birds 105: Think local, Act Global by Paul T. Green and Frank B. Gill
American Birds 105: Regional Summaries pages 93-98 (763k) (Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, California)
American Birds 105: Migration? Weather? What’s up? CBC Database Helps Birders Find the Answers by Geoffrey S. LeBaron
American Birds 105: Regional Summaries pages 99-106 (575k) (California, Hawaii, Pacific Islands, Mexico, Belize, Central and South America, West Indies, Bermuda)
American Birds 105: The View From Anderson’s Farm: global Warming and Massachusetts Birds by Wayne R. Petersen and Kathleen S. Anderson
American Birds 105: Pages 107-128
American Birds 105: Sympatry of Grassquits on New providence Island, Bahamas, Based on Analysis of CBC Data by Anthony White, John Bjerke, Paul Dean, Kathleen Sealey
American Birds 2004-2005, Summary of the 105th Christmas Bird Count
American Birds 105: Using Christmas Bird Count Data to Assess Population Dynamics and Trends of Waterbirds by Gregory S. Butcher, Daniel K. Niven, John R. Sauer
American Birds 105: Pictorial Highlights
American Birds 105: Importance of the CBC to Understanding Boreal Bird Populations by Jeffrey Wells
American Birds 105: The Boreal Forest Region: North America’s Bird Nursery by Peter Blancher and Jeffrey Wells