Eastern Bluebird, male - photo Copyright by Mike Slater

       Baird Ornithological Club          

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 Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania          

The fall season is approaching and the new newsletter will be out soon, but the Meeting and Field trip info. up on this site now.

There may be new impromptu bird walks/field trips added see the Flash Bird Walks page for more info.

PROGRAMS (the second Friday of the month from September Through April - the Banquet on May 5th No summer meetings)
    Next Meeting
OCTOBER 14, 2016
"The Physics of Bird Flight" - Tom Reider is a birder who is retired from the aviation and educational fields. His interest in birds and aerodynamics have led him to explore the evolutionary development of bird flight, from therapod dinosaurs to current bird flight. Join us in this fascinating overview of bird flight. "For those who want to get a > jump on Tom's presentation, please go to the Museum of  Natural History - Dinosaurs Among Us.

Next Scheduled field trips are:

OCTOBER 15, 2016 (Saturday)
Mount Penn Hawk Watch 9 AM - 2 PM
Watch migrating hawks from the top of the William Penn Memorial Fire Tower.
Coordinator:  Bill Uhrich  610-373-8109

OCTOBER 16, 2016 (Sunday)
Arlene Koch's property
sparrows/fall migrants, 8 AM
The Koch property attracts an amazing variety of birds. Lincoln's Sparrows are among the target birds for this trip.
Meet at the Lake Ontelaunee dam breast.
Coordinator: Matt Wlasniewski, 610-463-8845

New link to a checklist for the Kernsville Recreation area by Kerry Grim in the new where to bird section

President's message September 2015 by Mike Slater
President's Message for Spring-Summer 2015 by Joanne Kintner
President's Message for Fall-Winter 2014-15
by Joanne Kintner

Other Bird Activities
Young People Birding
past sightings


The Baird Ornithological Club (a.k.a. the BOC)

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