Banquet

DVOC Virtual Banquet 2020

The DVOC Banquet is going virtual this year! Join us on November 19 at 6:30pm for a new spin on a beloved tradition.

Our speaker will be Peter Kaestner, a world-renowned independent birder who has spent a lifetime sharing his passion for birds with others. Along the way, he has birded in 174 eBird “countries” and currently holds eBird’s biggest world life list (9075). His IOC list stands at 9290 as of May 2019. Peter is also recognized in the Guinness Book of Records as the first person to see a representative of every bird family in the world.

6:30: BYO Virtual Cocktail/Social Hour
7:00: Opening remarks and Awards
7:45: Presentation by Peter Kaestner

Registration is FREE at the following link:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpf-GupjIvGNxwIeHXPluwmeG63sjP2e8w

Sign up early to receive a special gift! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

All are welcome. Questions? Email dvocbanquet@gmail.com.


Presentations

Past Speakers

2020 Peter Kaestner From Zero to 9400–a Life of Birding
2019 Jeff Gordon It’s Too Late to Stop Now: Sharing the Gospel of Birding in the 21st Century
2018 Kevin Karlson & Pete Dunne Birds of Prey
2017 Neil Hayward Lost Among the Birds
2016 Katie Fallon Coffee, Coal, and Cooperation: Saving the Cerulean Warbler
2015 Pat and Clay Sutton Reflections of DVOC
2014 Katrina van Grouw A Very Fine Swan Indeed: Art, Science and
‘The Unfeathered Bird’
2013 Bill Thompson III The Perils and Pitfalls of Birding
2012 Stephen
W. Kress
Restoring Endangered Seabirds: Lessons from
Puffins and Terns
2011 Kevin Karlson and Dale Rosselet “The Birds of Cape May”
2010 Scott Weidensaul “Messing Around with Birds (for Fun
and Science)”
2009 Rick Wright “The Most Beautiful of the Whole Beautiful
Lot: Wood Warblers of the American Southwest”
2008 Pat and Clay Sutton “Birds and Birding at Cape May (a Bird
Walk Through Time)”
2007 Don Kroodsma “The Singing Life of Birds”
2006 Pete Dunne “25 Things That Have Changed Birding”
2005 Michael Male and Judy Feith “Bitter Lake NWR”
2004 Dr. Carl Safina “Eye
of the Albatross: Visions of Hope & Survival”
2003 Kenn Kaufmann “Birds and the Undiscovered
World”
2002
Scott Weidensaul
“Raising
the Dead: The Search for Lost Species.”
2001
Bill Murphy
“The
Birds of Trinidad and Tobago”
2000
Kevin Karlson
“For
the Love of Birds”
1999
Julio de
la Torre
“Owls
of North America”
1998
Peter Mathiessen
“Cranes
of the World”
1997
Arthur
Morris
Bird Photographer
1996
Steve Hilty
“Dreams
and Realites in the American Tropics”
1995
Noel Snyder
“Re-introduction
of the Thick-billed Parrot”
1994
Debra Love
Shearwater
“Through
the Seasons: An Introduction to the Seabirds and Marine Mammals of Monterey
Bay”
1993
Dr. Jerome
Jackson
“America’s
Endangered Woodpeckers: The Ivory-billed and the Red-cockaded”
1992
Peter Alden
“Birding
Antartica and Patagonia”
1991
Daphne
Gemmill
“Earthwatch
– Birding Opportunities”
1990
Paul Butler
RARE Center
for Tropical Bird Conservation
1989
Emile De
Vito
“Birding
and Conservation in Costa Rica”
1988
William
Streeter
“Northeastern
Birds of Prey”
1987
Ray Davis
“Florida
Birds “
1986
Jim Brett
“From
David’s Spring to Wadi Qelt: A Naturalist’s Isreal”
1985
Armas Hill
“Adventures
in Brazil”
1984 Pete Dunne Ornithological Traditions of
Cape May
1983 Daniel Roby “Birds of the Falklands
and South Georgia”
1982 Len Soucy  
1981 Armas Hill California Birding
1980 Ben King “Birds of Asia”
1979 Dr. Kenneth C. Parkes “Birdwatcher at a Rusty
Gate”
1978 John C. Yrizarry “Birds of Tikal”
1977 Dr. George Gee Endangered Species Program
1976 Richard A. Rowlett Sea Birds and Mammals off the
Atlantic Coast
1971 Dr. Peter Paul Kellogg Bahama Birds and Bird Songs
1970 Dr. Charles Wurster The Impact of DDT

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