Manassas-Bull Run Christmas Bird Count

2017 Christmas Bird Count

It’s time to sign up for the 36th Annual Manassas-Bull Run Christmas Bird Count!  Birders of all skill levels are needed in the field and as feeder watchers.

The count circle comprises Centreville and includes Manassas Battlefield, parts of Bull Run Regional Park, undeveloped areas south of Dulles Airport, as well as many stream valley parks and locations from Clifton to west of Fairfax City.   

A FREE hot lunch will be served to participants.

If you haven’t heard from your sector leader or have any questions, contact Bob Shipman 

 Sign up using the“Register” button below.


Other Area Bird Counts

The following compilation was provided by the Northern Virginia Bird Club.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

BROOKE, VA (Stafford area, lower Potomac)

Contact coordinators and compiler, Laurel Bybell or David Govoni at


Saturday, December 16, 2017


Includes area of Virginia inside the Beltway and parts of Fairfax County south of Alexandria to include Dyke Marsh. To participate, email compiler, Larry Cartwright: or contact the Audubon Naturalist Society through Carol Hayes at or call 301-652-9188 extension 10.


Sunday, December 17, 2017


Count has five Virginia sectors, ranging from Great Falls Park to the eastern corner of Loudoun County. To participate, email compiler Jim Nelson at


To participate, email compiler, Sue Garvin at Environmental Studies on the Piedmont,


Saturday, December 23, 2017


Parts of western Loudoun and eastern Clarke counties. The cutoff date to join up to participate is December 18. Contact compiler, Margaret Wester at


For more information or to register, contact Kim Hosen at 703-499-4954 or


Thursday, December 28, 2017


Sign up at or contact compiler, Joe Coleman: 540-554-2542 or


Sunday, December 31, 2017


Contact compiler, Kurt Gaskill at or 703-768-2172.


Lucketts Sector is in northern Loudoun County. To participate contact sector leader, Gerco Hoogeweg: at


Count area is primarily in Middle Peninsula. Contact by December 16. Contact compiler, Fred Atwood at