The Boonton Christmas Bird Count 2012: a brief history, species list, and an invitation

Floyd Wolfarth, an historical figure in New Jersey birding and a co-founder of the Urner Ornithological Club, was instrumental in founding the Boonton Christmas Bird Count (CBC) in 1936. The Urner Club has sponsored the event ever since. December 23, 2012 marks the 77th consecutive year of this count.

Mocosocobirds.com is the Internet home for the Boonton CBC.
A brief history of and an introduction to the Boonton CBC is at this web address:
http://mocosocobirds.com/birds-of-morris-county-n-j/boontoncbc/

A list of the species and their occurrences on the count is found at the link below:
http://mocosocobirds.com/birds-of-morris-county-n-j/boontoncbc/species-list/ 

Maps of the territories of the count are on the following web page:
http://mocosocobirds.com/birds-of-morris-county-n-j/boontoncbc/maps-boonton-cbc/ 

As the compiler of the Boonton CBC commencing this year, I extend an invitation to everyone to take part in the Boonton CBC in any way that you can. Whether it is a feeder watch within the count area, an hour or two spent working an area, a morning or a full day, any contribution to this valuable endeavor is of great importance and warmly appreciated.

Please use the following contact information for the count:
boontoncbc@gmail.com
201.602.9842 (voice and text)

Good birding, good counting and a wonderful holiday season to all.

Jonathan Klizas
Compiler, Boonton CBC
http://www.mocosocobirds.com

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