2019 DVOC Annual Picnic

Saturday, August 3, 2019! 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 see attached flyer for more details. If you …

Minutes – March 21, 2019

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club Time: 7:34pm Call To Order: President: George ArmisteadVP: Linda Widdop; Secretary: Gregg Gorton Attendees: Members present: 29; three guests (students of the Program Speaker) Reports from Council:  none Committee Reports: Membership: Gregg Gorton (for Bonnie Witmer) No New Members; two new applicants: Liam Hart and Carol Weisl Billings Award Presentation Art McMorris introduced the Billings family …

Minutes – March 07, 2019

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club Time: 7:36pm Call To Order: President: George ArmisteadVP: George Armistead (covering for Linda Widdop); Secretary: Navin Sasikumar (covering for Gregg Gorton) Attendees: Members present: 27; four guests Reports from Council:  none Committee Reports: Membership: Bonnie Witmer No New Members Billings Award: George Armistead Sandra Keller is the 2018 winner, having seen 303 species (302 of them …

Banquet 2017

The 2017 DVOC Banquet was held at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall on Thursday, November 16th. Speaker: Neil Hayward “LOST AMONG THE BIRDS” Early in 2013 Neil Hayward was at a crossroads. He didn’t want to open a bakery or whatever else executives do when they quit a lucrative but unfulfilling job. He didn’t want to think about his …

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 …