Memorial Service for Al Driscoll

A memorial service for Al Driscoll will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 25th at the Moorestown Friends Meeting House, 118 E. Main Street, Moorestown, NJ 08057. You can also join online at www.zoom.us/J/86870042660

Minutes – April 21, 2022

Due to concerns of COVID-19, meetings will continue to be held virtually rather than in person at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Zoom Meeting: Instructions for meeting registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. 7:00 PM: The Pre-Meeting discussed local sightings – warblers, purple finches, juncos, gulls, and night-herons, and the passing of DVOC past president Frank Windfelder.  …

Passing of a Member – Frank Windfelder

It is with great sadness we report the passing of DVOC member Frank Windfelder on Wednesday 4/13/22. Frank joined the DVOC in 1971. He was a Fellow and a Life Member. He served the DVOC in many roles including President. Frank was truly a legend. Online Obituary and Funeral Arrangement: https://lifecelebration.tributes.com/obituary/show/Francis-Windfelder-108541408

Minutes – April 7, 2022

Due to concerns of COVID-19, meetings will continue to be held virtually rather than in person at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Zoom Meeting: Instructions for meeting registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. 7:00 PM: The Pre-Meeting discussed mostly local sightings, especially with spring migration ramping up.  Call to Order: President Gregg Gorton Call to Order: 7:31 …

Birding Backpacks

Get a 3-week loan of a ‘Birding Backpack’ which includes binoculars, a field guide to birds, and a park map from one of the participating Philadelphia Free Libraries. See the attached flyer for more details including a list of participating libraries.

Bob Billings Big Year Winner 2021

DVOC congratulates Brian “BQ” Quindlen, the winner of the 2021 Bob Billings Big Year award. BQ saw an impressive 257 species of birds in the DVOC program area in 2021, in spite of all the restrictions due to Covid-19 (restricted travel, no pelagic trips, etc.)! His total included a Heermann’s Gull, a species never before sighted during the 11-year history …

Minutes – March 17, 2022

Due to concerns of COVID-19, meetings will continue to be held virtually rather than in person at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Zoom Meeting: Instructions for meeting registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. 7:00 PM The Pre-Meeting discussed Woodcocks, Lawrence’s Goldfinch, and other bird sightings. Call to Order: President Gregg Gorton Call to Order: 7:31 PM Registrants: 45; …

Minutes – March 3, 2022

Due to concerns of COVID-19, meetings will continue to be held virtually rather than in person at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Zoom Meeting: Instructions for meeting registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. 7:00 PM The Pre-Meeting discussed Ivory-billed Woodpeckers, Osprey nests, Sandhill Cranes at Pedricktown Marsh, and more.  Call to Order: President Gregg Gorton Call to …

Minutes – February 17, 2022

Due to concerns of COVID-19, meetings will continue to be held virtually rather than in person at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Zoom Meeting: Instructions for meeting registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. 7:00 PM The Pre-Meeting discussed identifying predators by remains of the prey, photographers harassing and poking the Saw-Whet Owl in Montgomery County to get …

Minutes – February 3, 2022

Due to concerns of COVID-19, meetings will continue to be held virtually rather than in person at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Zoom Meeting: Instructions for meeting registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. 7:00 PM The Pre-Meeting discussed some local notes, the Steller’s Sea Eagle, and bird feeding during snowstorms. Call to Order: President Gregg Gorton Call …