2016 Meetings:

January 07, 2016
January 07, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Speaker: Bert Filemyr

Held at the Jenkins Arboretum 631 Berwyn Baptist Rd, Devon, PA 19333 Click Here for directions to Jenkins Arboretum N40.06044, W-75.43565 Samuel Nicholson Rhoads Courtesy of the Historical Society of Haddonfeld Samuel Nicholson Rhoads Courtesy of the Historical Society of Haddonfeld Since the founding of our club in 1890, the first meeting of every year has …
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January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Speaker: Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith, Executive Director at Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research in Delaware, will present n overview of Tri-State's work in oil spill response and wild bird rehabilitation, with a focus on some of their more unusual patients and how their caseload tracks with population changes and irruptions. Lisa Smith has been the executive director at …
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February 04, 2016
February 04, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Speaker: Bruce Beehler

In this popular lecture illustrated with still and video images, Smithsonian naturalist Bruce Beehler describes his nearly four decades of field study of the birds and rainforests of the great island of New Guinea. The presentation will feature a review of the remarkable diversity of the birdlife inhabiting New Guinea, as well as a focused …
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February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Speaker: Joel T. Fry

A survey of Bartram historical evidence and an exhaustive survey of the ornithological literature on William Bartram’s “Painted Vulture” (Vultur sacra of Travels) by the ornithologist Noel Snyder has produced strong evidence this bird existed in 18th c. Florida. It was observed by William Bartram in both 1765-1766 and again in 1773. And a published …
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March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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On this date, members and friends of the DVOC gathered to remember our President Stev Kacir who passed away suddenly on March 22, 2016
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April 07, 2016
April 07, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Starting early at 6:30pm, we'll get together to grab some grub (sardines if you like), a beer and gab about what birds are around. We do plenty of birding and so it's time for some birdering; to take some time just to hang out. Come see your friends and make some new ones upstairs at …
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April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Speaker: Lisa Kiziuk

Land preservation has often been thought of as protecting land from people, but now the conservation movement is embracing a different view-protecting land with and forpeople. As a result, innovative programs, such as WCT's Bird Conservation Program and the Community Agriculture Program have been developed to bridge the gap between the wild things and the …
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May 05, 2016
May 05, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Enjoy a series of short presentations by clubs members a wonderful potpourri of topics. Members Katrina Rakowski, Patty Rehn, and Phil Witmer, and others will be presenters. Minutes of this meeting
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May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Speaker: Ann Reeves

I've been birding seriously since 2010 and a DVOC member since 2012. In this time I've made many new friends and have gone on great birding adventures. In March of 2016 over fifteen DVOC members will be going to Honduras, staying at the renowned Lodge at Pico Bonito. I'll talk about some of the history …
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July 23, 2016
July 23, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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September 15, 2016
September 15, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Speaker: Matthew Halley

Thomas Jefferson published a tally of 125 bird species in his Notes on the State of Virginia (1784), now considered to be the first American bird “checklist.” A trove of unpublished documents from Jefferson’s preparation of this work shed new light on the extent of his ornithological knowledge and astute observation skills. Matthew Halley will lead us through the …
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October 06, 2016
October 06, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Speaker: Linda Widdop

Are you addicted to warblers and other passerines that migrate through our area in spring only to disappear after a few short weeks? Some of those birds are headed to nesting sites in Potter and Cameron Counties just 5 hours northwest of Philadelphia. A trip to the north/central part of Pennsylvania reveals a completely different land of mountains, forests, streams and lakes …
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October 20, 2016
October 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Starting early at 7:00pm, we'll join forces with Wyncote Audubon for a fall social, where we’ll get together to grab some grub, a beer and gab about what birds are around. We already do lots of birding, so it's take time for some birdering, and just hang out and shoot the breeze. Come see your …
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November 03, 2016
November 03, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Speaker: Bert Filemyr, Barbara Granger, Matthew Halley

Speakers: Bert Filemyr, Barbara Granger, Matthew Halley CASSINIA: The History of DVOC’s Journal & issue #77 Club historian Bert Filemyr, and journal editors Matt Halley and Barbara Granger walk us through the storied history of our club journal, and where it is today and where it is headed in the near future as well.
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November 17, 2016
November 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Speaker: Katie Fallon

Speaker: Katie Fallon "Coffee, Coal, and Cooperation: Saving the Cerulean Warbler” The cerulean warbler is one of the fastest-declining Neotropical migratory songbirds; since 1966 its population has declined by approximately 3% per year. In addition to discussing the challenges ceruleans face during the breeding and non-breeding seasons, this presentation will discuss some of the biology …
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December 01, 2016
December 01, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Speaker: Dr. David Hewitt

David Hewitt taught ecology to City & Regional Planning students at Penn, and this talk is his "lessons learned" from that experience: about how and why one should understand cities as ecosystems—not as a metaphor, not as a stretch of the imagination, but simply and clearly as ecosystems governed by ecological principles, just as other …
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December 15, 2016
December 15, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Speaker: Marty Dellwo

DVOC Photo contest Hosted by: Marty Dellwo
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