The Annual Banquet is Almost Here!

The DVOC Annual Banquet is almost here. Get your tickets before it is too late. When: November 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm Where: Sheet Metal Workers International Association, 1301 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USA Speaker: Neil Hayward “Lost Among the Birds” Get Tickets Now!

Dr. Daniel Klem – Bird/Window Collisions: Historical Research and Contemporary Solutions

Daniel Klem, Jr., Ph.D., D.Sc. Daniel Klem, Jr. is Sarkis Acopian Professor of Ornithology and Conservation Biology at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Dr. Klem obtained his B.Sc. at Wilkes University and his M.Sc. at Hofstra University. He served in the US military served during the Vietnam War, and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. He subsequently obtained his doctorate …

SPECIAL EVENT: Dr. Daniel Klem – Bird/Window Collisions: Historical Research and Contemporary Solutions

Mark your calendars for a SPECIAL EVENT on OCT. 5TH when BirdPhilly/DVOC.org partners with Audubon Pennsylvania and our friends at Wyncote Audubon to present “BIRD/WINDOW COLLISIONS: Historical Research and Contemporary Solutions”, a presentation by Dr. Daniel Klem, Jr. of Muhlenberg College. This is THE big issue for migrant birds here, and Dr. Klem is the expert. Join us Oct. 5th …

UPDATE: Field Trip Date Change

The Labor Day trip to Cape May has been moved from Monday, the 4th of September to Sunday, the 3rd to avoid shore traffic.

An Almost Complete Set of Cassinias Are Available

Club Member writes…. “Jewel and I are in the process of cleaning out items we no longer need or use. The jewelry donated by Jewel at the DVOC party was one set of such stuff. We have an almost complete set of Cassinias going back to the very beginning for which we are looking for a good home. If DVOC …

Donations to the DVOC Interns Fund

At the recent Annual Picnic, hosted by Anita and Paul Guris, those in attendance donated $330 to the DVOC Interns Fund. This money was raised by a combination of methods including the sale of donated items and straight donations. The DVOC Interns Fund is a major initiative of the DVOC and supports interns in the Ornithology Department of the Academy …

2017 DVOC Annual Picnic

Saturday, August 5, 2017! 1:00pm until… Please Join Us for Good Times, Good Food, Good Beer…. The DVOC Birder’s Picnic has been an annual event for many years, some more official than others. Let’s try to make this year the best turn out ever! Paul & Anita Guris are Hosting again! Please email anitaguris@gmail.com anytime BEFORE July 29, 2017 to …

Barb Bassett – Billings 2016 Award Winner

DVOC congratulates Barb Bassett, the winner of the 2016 Bob Billings Big Year Award. Barb saw 317 species of birds in the DVOC program area in 2016 – quite an accomplishment! Included in her total were 6 species not seen previously in this event: White-faced Storm-Petrel, Great Skua, Fork-tailed Flycatcher, Rock Wren, Mountain Bluebird and Varied Thrush. Barb was presented …

Walk Cancellation

Due to the projected rain the Mt Moriah walk tomorrow 5/21 is cancelled.