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High eagle count distinguishes 2012 Christmas Bird Count

...Burke. The first Christmas Bird Count (CBC) was held Christmas Day in the year 1900. Proposed by ornithologist Frank Chapman as an alternative to the holiday bird hunt tradition, Chapman an early officer of the then budding Audubon Society...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2013-01-02/high-eagle-count-distinguishes-2
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Annual Audubon Christmas count slated for Saturday

...interesting. The CBC began over a century ago when 27 conservationists in 25 localities, led by scientist and writer Frank Chapman, changed the course of ornithological history. On Christmas Day in 1900, the small group posed an alternative to...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122807/outdoors_3503.shtml
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Soldotna Area Christmas Bird Count slated for Saturday

...interesting. The CBC began over a century ago when 27 conservationists in 25 localities, led by scientist and writer Frank Chapman, changed the course of ornithological history. On Christmas Day in 1900, the small group posed an alternative to...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/121809/out_485228286.shtml
Central Peninsula Christmas Bird Count circle expands

...scientists were becoming concerned about declining bird populations. Beginning on Christmas Day 1900, ornithologist Frank Chapman, an early officer in the then budding Audubon Society, proposed a new holiday tradition-a "Christmas Bird Census...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010908/dispatch_0109dis002.shtml
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Refuge Notebook: Refuge, birders, enthusiasts team up for Christmas Bird Count

...interesting. The CBC began over a century ago when 27 conservationists in 25 localities, led by scientist and writer Frank Chapman, changed the course of ornithological history. On Christmas Day in 1900, the small group posed an alternative to...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/121710/out_758061377.shtml
Outdoors
Christmas counters tally 1,309 birds

On Christmas Day in 1900, a small group of people inspired by ornithologist Frank Chapman started an alternative to the holiday tradition know as the Christmas "side hunt," where teams of hunters competed to see who...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012210/out_553338913.shtml
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