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January 6, 2000: - Annual General Meeting
Election of Officers and Council, CBC summary reports. Club soiree with food and drink
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January 20, 2000: - "The Philippines Eagle"
Speaker: Ralph Mancke. (This meeting was canceled and rescheduled for Nov 16)
This meeting was cancelled due to weather.

February 3, 2000: - "Beija-fleur: The Birds that Kiss Flowers"
Speaker: Ross Hawkins, President of the Hummingbird Society.
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February 17, 2000: - "The Lure of Attu"
Speaker: Joe Swertinski, DVOC member.
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March 2, 2000: - "Living on the Wind" -
Speaker: Scott Weidensaul (PA) The world of migratory birds.
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March 16, 2000: - "From Rescue to Research: 25 Years of Wildlife Rehabilitation at Tri-State Bird Rescue" (DE)
Speakers: Rachel Soles and Pat Robertson. An overview of the work of the Center and current research work in the areas of oil spills, telemetry, nest placement, etc.
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April 6, 2002: - "The Evolutionary History of the Ground Antbirds"
Speaker: Nate Rice will describe work he did on these Andean species for his dissertation at University of Kansas. (Meeting in Commons room)
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April 20, 2000: - "The Ecology of Shorebirds of the Delaware Bay"
Speaker: Larry Niles will discuss horseshoe crabs breeding in Delaware Bay and their eggs, a much needed food source for migrating shorebirds.
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May 4, 2000: "Weather and Bird Migration"
Speaker: Paul Lehman, tour leader, weather guru, ex-editor of Birding magazine.
After a weather primer, Paul will describe how weather conditions can affect your birding throughout the year, how to predict fallouts, hawk migration, and rare bird vagrancy.
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May 18, 2000: - "Everything you ever wanted to know about hummingbirds but were afraid to ask!"
Speaker: Sheri Willamson, Director, South East Arizona Bird Observatory
Sheri is writing a guide to hummingbirds for the Peterson Nature Series.
(Meeting in Commons room)
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June 1, 2000: - "Chasing Warblers"
Speaker: Bob Thornton (TX) Bob will describe some of the experiences he had while gathering material for his book with this title.
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Summer Meetings July 6, Aug. 3, Sept 7 and 21, 2000

October 5, 2000: - "Bird Tasks for the Millennium"
Speaker: Paul Baicich avid birder, cook, raconteur, author, Editor of ABA's "Birding". A history of trends in both birds and birders followed by present day hopes and aspirations for avian populations and the noble art of birding.
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October 19, 2000: - "Birding the Adirondacks"
Speaker: Bill Barber (PA)
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November 2, 2000: - Member's slide night
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November 16, 2000: - "The Philipines Eagle"
Speaker: Ralph Mancke (PA) The story of the effort to protect this magnificent, highly endangered species.
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December 7, 2000: - DVOC Banquet “For the Love of Birds” – Past, Present and Future Views of Our Connection with the Avian World
Speaker: Kevin Karlson
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December 21, 2000: - Memorable Moments.
In keeping with the holiday season, this program will feature thought-provoking and /or humorous stories and anecdotes from members. Rich experiences while birding, most memorable moments in the field, dump or sewage pond, items of interest/concern from the media. Anything you know the audience will enjoy. If you wish to contribute to this little pot pourri, let Colin Campbell know well before the date.
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