Mat-Su Birders

A club in Alaska's beautiful Matanuska-Susitna Valley devoted to watching wild birds

Matanuska Valley Christmas Bird Count

2023 Christmas Bird Count – Sunday, December 17
Count week:  December 14-16 and 18-20

The Matanuska Valley Christmas Bird Count is an over 40-year tradition.  

View the official National Audubon (continental wide) Christmas Bird Count database.

Contact  if you would like to learn more about the Christmas Bird Count.

Audubon Participant Guide on what data to collect on your Christmas Bird Count

Audubon Guide to Christmas Bird Count party miles and hours

2023 CBC Forms


Mat Valley CBC Count Circle Map with 25 Areas – 3MB JPG

CBC Car Sign – 8.5X11 PDF

Forms will be updated by December 13 for the club meeting. 

A-2022 Christmas Bird Count Overview   — Read Me First!  — 

B-2022 Matanuska Valley CBC Count Circle Description 
C-2022 CBC Participant Form.pdf   —-  Print and record your Participant data then submit data on the online spreadsheet
D-2022 CBC Tally Sheet – ALPHA.pdf  —  Print and record your count then submit on the online spreadsheet
E-2022 CBC Field Counter Inst
F-2022 CBC Feeder Counter Inst

Rare Bird Documentation Forms –– select the version of the form that works for you: PDF to print, Word doc or online form.  Links to online forms will be disabled till next CBC.

CBC Rare Bird Documentation (Google Doc  – requires Google Drive login) (can fill out form online.  see directions on form)

*** easiest***  CBC Rare Bird Documentation Google Online Form (This is in a survey format.  Just answer the questions and submit)
CBC Rare Bird Documentation.pdf     (Print PDF, complete the form and scan or type answers into email.)
CBC Rare Bird Documentation Instructions.pdf  (detailed!)

NEW!!!   Submit (upload) photos for Rare Bird documentation.  (Must have Google account)

Mat Valley CBC Count History

2021 Mat Valley CBC Results
No count for 2020
2019 Mat Valley CBC Results
2018 Mat Valley CBC Results
2017 Mat Valley CBC Results
2016 Mat Valley CBC Result
2015 Mat Valley CBC Results
2014 Mat Valley CBC Results
2013 Mat Valley CBC Results
2012 Mat. Valley CBC Results
2011 CBC Local Report
2010 CBC Local Report