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Welcome to
Queens County Bird Club
since 1932

Whether you're a beginner or an expert, prefer short trips or birding all day, you will feel at home!

The Queens County Bird Club Inc. is a "Full Service" organization of naturalists:
Monthly Meetings - Noted speakers, vivid presentations
Field Trips - half-day, all-day, weekend
Conservation - projects, advocacy, support

Queens County Christmas Bird Count - Sunday, December 19, 2021
A successful Count - 124 species!
To read a message from Queens compiler Corey Finger - use this link
here
To view sector-by-sector results as a PDF - use this link
here
To view previous years' results by sector - use the Downloads and Links tab, select CBC results.

NEXT MEETING VIA ZOOM
Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 7:30PM

Please register in advance using this link here.
Zoom will send an email link for joining the meeting.

QCBC member Marcia Abrahams presents "South Florida Birding"

Marcia was born in the Bayswater section of Far Rockaway, NY. Attended Far Rockaway High School and Queens Borough Community College. She purchased trims for Garment Manufacturers for many years and due to the changing conditions, left and worked in the Advertising/Media field. Her interest in birding began with backyard bird feeders while she lived in North Babylon, NY and at Wakodahatchee Wetlands and Green Cay Wetlands while visiting her parents in Delray Beach, FL. She became an avid birder when she moved to Boynton Beach, FL in November 2011, joined Audubon Everglades and took many road trips throughout Florida with birding and wildlife photographer friends. She also led bird walks as a Volunteer Naturalist for the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in Boynton Beach, FL on Saturday mornings. She moved back to Bayside, NY in October 2019, joined the Queens County Bird Club due to a recommendation from Bob Dieterich. She continues to go birding around the metro New York area and her quest to add new species to her Life List.

2022-01-19 Marcia Abrahams - cropped Swallowtailedkiteflockflorida
Photo Credit: Marcia Abrahams. Swallow-tailed Kites gathering before migration


2022-01-19 Marcia Abrahams - cropped photo


Upcoming field trips - see Calendar link for details and registration info
Due to COVID-19, QCBC is holding field trips with limited registration and social distancing, as per CDC guidelines.

  • Saturday, January 8 - Breezy Point
  • Saturday, January 22 - Montauk

Follow-up on Jan. meeting: Horseshoe Crab conservation information can be found here
Follow-up on Feb meeting: Snowy Owl project information can be found
here .
Follow-up on April meeting: New member Chris Allieri is seeking volunteers for a new Rockaways shorebird conservation project, the NYC Plover Project
here .
Follow-up on May meeting: A description of Abigail's project is
here . To contribute, you may use one of these links: Pantanal Relief Fund Adopt a Jaguar Art for a Cause or Paypal link

Meeting recordings: allow time to download.
  • To view a recording of QCBC's Feb. 18 presentation of "Snowy Owls: the Ultimate Nomads" by Jean-Francois Therrien of Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, use this link: here .
  • To view a recording of QCBC's Mar. 18 presentation of "New Discoveries on Songbird Migration" by Prof. Bridget Stutchbury, use this link: here .
  • To view a recording of QCBC's Apr. 21 presentation of "NYS Breeding Bird Atlas: Update after one year" by Brendan Fogarty, use this link: here .
  • To view a recording of Abigail Martin's May 18 presentation on "Discover the Pantanal Jaguar", use this link here.
  • To view a recording of Paul Sieswerda's Sept 22 presentation on Gotham Whales, use this link here .
  • To view a recording of Nathan Pieplow's Oct 20 presentation on "The Language of Birds", use this link here .



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