Bob Billings Big Year Award Presentation

The November 5 Virtual DVOC meeting will include the presentation of the 2019 Bob Billings Big Year award to Barb Bassett. Barb topped all other participants by seeing 290 species of birds in the DVOC program area in 2019, almost all of them in New Jersey! Her total included 4 species never before sighted during the 9-year history of the competition. Barb will give us a short talk about her big year effort, with members of Bob Billings’s family present via Zoom. The award presentation, normally done at a spring meeting, was delayed by the cancellation of all meetings until recently because of the Covid-19 pandemic.