Minutes – June 2, 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. 7:05 PM: The Pre-Meeting discussed vagrant birds (Garganey, Gray Kingbird, Magnificent Frigatebird), the Dry Tortugas, and some local notes. Call to Order: President Gregg …

Minutes – May 19, 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 bird nests and the Raven LunaChicks’ effort in the World Series of Birding.  Call to Order: President Gregg Gorton …

Minutes – May 5, 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 the City Nature Challenge, local birding as well as birding in NYC (where our speaker is from).  Call to …

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.  …

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 …

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 …

Minutes – January 20, 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 interaction between birds and the environment, bird diseases, local bird sightings – purple finches, red-breasted nuthatches, owls. Call to …