Several Christmas bird counts are scheduled around the state on Saturday by local Audubon groups and other birders.
At Fort Gibson Lake, volunteers should meet on the east side of the dam beginning at 7:30 a.m. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Bird watchers also will be conducting a Christmas bird count at the Hulah Reservoir on Saturday. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For the 54th straight year, the Oklahoma City Audubon Society will be having its annual bird count on Saturday. The bird watchers will be searching an area 7 ½-miles in all directions from NW 63rd and Portland.
Contact John Shackford at email@example.com for more information.
The Payne County Audubon Society also is counting birds on Saturday in Stillwater. Volunteers should meet at 6:30 a.m. at Mom’s Place restaurant in Stillwater.
For information, contact Jim Ownby at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tulsa’s bird count also is Saturday. Contact Jo Floyd at email@example.com.
The Chickasaw National Recreation Area near Sulphur also is hosting a winter bird count on Saturday.
Park rangers at the Travertine Nature Center will hold a program about birds found in the park beginning at 9:30 a.m. then volunteers can accompany ranger staff on the count.
Binoculars and spotting scopes are available to those accompanying the ranger staff. For more information, call the Travertine Nature Center at (580) 622-7234.