2021 Meetings:

January 07, 2021
Annual Members' Meeting
January 07, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker: Bert Filemyr

Since this is a virtual meeting, you will need to register in advance here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwocuCqrjwtGdU_HVvdXjmImDuqIibFcKKe After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. ************************************************************************* This is the time of year when the club enjoys a brief presentation about our history, presented yet again by the inimitable Bert Filemyr, our …
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January 21, 2021
Photographing Birds in Flight - Tips, Tales & the One Bird Theory
January 21, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Speaker: Tom Johnson

This is a virtual meeting on Zoom, so please register in advance here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwqcOuqqjgjHNcx6fz1kYcKSacZc7ufh9ps After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. ******************************************************************* Brief Description: Flying birds make for some of the most compelling AND challenging photographic subjects.    Tom will let us in on his secrets for photographing …
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February 04, 2021
Hidden in Plain Sight: the Surprising Diversity of Sharp-shinned Hawks
February 04, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Speaker: Therese A. Catanach

Since this is a virtual meeting on Zoom, you must register in advance here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAvduCgrj8jHtc5qUKJMEZh9wMXRYRhvi1_ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. ***************************************************************************************** Brief Description: Historically treated as one species, a joint project between the Academy of Natural Sciences - Drexel and the Peregrine Fund has shown that …
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February 18, 2021
Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird
February 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Speaker: Katie Fallon

Since this is a Virtual Presentation on ZOOM, you must first register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwvcu2hqj4sHNMdT0EX71jKFCsQqS9qiGMx After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Description of Talk:  Vultures are often overlooked, underappreciated, & unloved, despite the vital role they play in healthy ecosystems. Worldwide, vultures are more likely to be threatened …
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March 04, 2021
The Emilie Snethlage Expedition: Women Studying Birds in the Amazon Forest
March 04, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Speaker: Glaucia Del-Rio & Anna Hiller

Because this is a virtual meeting on Zoom, YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE HERE: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ufuCurT8sHNGWkSjwezE8a1zbXM-q2YeH After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Brief description: This talk will cover the adventures of eight women-- bird specialists-- in one of the remotest areas of the Amazon Forest. Glaucia Del-Rio and …
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March 18, 2021
Hummingbirds: Jewels of the Air
March 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Speaker: Sandy Lockerman

This is a VIRTUAL event, so in order to participate you must register in advance here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUldemrrDkpGNK1gZcpv4_OpbDNAthQE9u2 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.   Brief Description: Sandy Lockerman, a licensed bird bander, will discuss the intriguing world of hummingbirds.  She will take a look at some of …
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April 01, 2021
April 01, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Speaker: Moed Gerveni

This is another in our series of virtual DVOC meetings on Zoom, so please register here to participate: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMoc-uvrzgrGNPnEEI3AFqlY9jhd60qJdAI After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with further instructions and the link to the meeting. ***************************************************************************************************** Brief Description: This talk will include a brief ecological, cultural and conservation history of the California Condor, …
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April 15, 2021
April 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Speaker: Jason Weckstein

This virtual meeting will be on ZOOM, so you must register in advance here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ld-Cprz4oHtJn905uXp-v_YavTvpMS-8Z After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing a link to be used to join the meeting. ************************************************************************************************* Brief Description:  Jason will take us on a virtual tour of some exciting specimens housed at the Academy, focusing on a …
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May 06, 2021
May 06, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Speaker: Matthew R. Halley

This is another virtual meeting on Zoom, so you must register in advance in order to participate: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUocuCqrDotE9ND8qErzLIN26XqXoZomSO4 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. ******************************************************** Brief Description: After more than 8 years of original research, Matthew Halley will take us to the boundaries of his knowledge of …
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May 20, 2021
May 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Speaker: Rob Bierregaard

This is yet another virtual meeting on Zoom, so please register here and then look for an email containing the actual link to use so you can connect to the meeting on Thursday: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ld-ivpjIpGtZDA0ua6unoscv5ilKMlczU ********************************************************************************************************* Brief Description: For over a decade, my research team studied the thriving population of Barred Owls that live in the …
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June 03, 2021
June 03, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Speaker: Sean O'Donnell

Because this is a virtual meeting on Zoom, you must register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkd-yqqjosHtT3C4x_GmT8g851eujd4NGw After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Brief Description: Decades of research on Neotropical lowland forest birds that follow army ant raids for food--mostly species of antbirds (Thamnophilidae)--have demonstrated an impressive …
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September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Speaker: Andy Mack

This is a virtual meeting on Zoom, so you must REGISTER here in order to participate:  https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtf-mqqzwtG9KkKti6p-0nOcdIauP8VddI As previously, you will then receive an email with the link for the meeting. *********************************************************************************** Brief Description: New Guinea's complex and fast-changing geological history has contributed to the evolution of birds in ways that are just being unraveled.  …
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October 07, 2021
October 07, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Speaker: Debbie Beer

Because this will be a virtual presentation on ZOOM, you must register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkcuygqTorGt1u2gAhziAHqp6jk32BhNNj And, as always, after you register you will receive an email message containing the actual link for the meeting! ****************************************************************************************************** Brief Description: Women connected with birds long before there were binoculars, smart phones or social media. As culture and communications evolve, …
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October 21, 2021
October 21, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Speaker: Lamar Gore

Again, this meeting will be held virtually on Zoom, so please register here to participate: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkfuutqDstGdRrsXuziMGlVbuz-TaN5By6 Then, check your email as usual for the ACTUAL link for the meeting! ******************************************************************** Brief Description: Lamar will reflect on his journey to becoming a naturalist and refuge manager, and will share his perspective on the demands and joys …
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November 04, 2021
November 04, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Speaker: Ardith Bondi

This meeting will be held on the internet via Zoom, so please register in advance here:  https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvdOyorDwoHt3LFQngndC7_6GUROwNLDAN After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. ******************************************************************* Brief Description: Penguins are definitely not "one size fits all." Although they mostly live in the Southern Hemisphere and none can fly, they …
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November 18, 2021
November 18, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Speaker: Holly Merker

The Annual Banquet will be a virtual experience again this year, so you must register in advance in order to participate on Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtd-GhqDstHNJ0EmJh8nz79rtk1E2PJf_w Then, as usual, you will receive an email containing the link for you to use to join the meeting. *************************************************************************************** Brief Bio: Holly Merker, a Fellow of DVOC, has a background …
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December 02, 2021
December 02, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Speaker: Rob Fergus

Because this is a VIRTUAL Meeting, on Zoom, you must register in advance for this meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqc-qqrzMiHNH7YFHgQfXTZFxrF5W0tM9d After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. ******************************************************************************** Brief Description: For millions of years, humans have been watching and copying bird behavior.  Many of the behaviors that we take to be inherently …
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December 16, 2021
December 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Speaker: Steve Mattan

This will again be a virtual meeting on Zoom, so please register here, as usual, and then watch for an email with the link for the meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqfuitrj8sHdIp_Jrb_rPtFV-Z99_WDhuh **************************************************************************************** Join us for the annual Members’ Photo Night. Each year, members submit photos in several categories – Birds, Fauna, Flora, Scenery, Birders and bird photos taken …
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