Event Calendar

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January 2015

Jan 3

Audubon Christmas Bird Count in our Area

Mark your calendars: the date has been finalized for BMN’s portion of the Audubon Christmas Bird Count. In 1900, an American ornithologist asked people across North America to head out on Christmas Day to count birds (instead of shooting them, as was the tradition) and submit the results as the first “Christmas Bird Census.” The CBC is now conducted in…

Jan 13
7:30 PM

MONTHLY MEETING: Highlights of the 2014 Christmas Bird Count

At this meeting, we will have a slide show of the results of the Christmas Bird Count in the TriCities area, and how this Count’s results compare with data collected over the past 21 years. There was a photography competition as part of this year’s Count, and the submissions will be viewed and voted on. Silliest photo usually wins! In…

February 2015

Feb 10
7:30 PM

MONTHLY MEETING: Slideshow on 'Wildlife at the intersection of China, Vietnam, Laos and Burma'

BMN member and professional biologist Dr. Lee Harding will be our speaker this month. Lee travels extensively both for pleasure and as part of his work. He will give us a presentation describing some of the wildlife that inhabit the area where China, Vietnam, Laos and Burma meet. In the church hall of Como Lake United Church, corner of Marmont…

Feb 13

Great Backyard Bird Count February 13-16

The 18th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is coming up February 18-21. The four-day event is free and is open to bird watchers of all ages and skill levels. Participants watch birds for any length of time on one or more days of the count and enter their tallies at their website. The results provide a snapshot of the…

March 2015

Mar 10
7:30 PM

MONTHLY MEETING: Slideshow on 'A Peruvian Birding Adventure - Lima to the heart of the Amazon'

Our speaker this month is BMN member and expert birder, Larry Cowan. He will present a slideshow on Peru’s exotic bird life around Lima, in Peru’s endemic rich northlands, and in the lush settings of the Amazon jungle. Enjoy Humboldt Penguins south of Lima, Northern Peru’s exotic endemic hummingbird the Marvelous Spatuletail, and the canopy birds of the Amazon. We’ll…

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