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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


NEXT MEETING - Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 7:30 pm.
This is a Zoom meeting - Please register in advance using this
link .
After registering, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

Presentation - "Unraveling the Mysteries of the Eastern Golden Eagle"
by Dr. Tricia Miller & Michael Lanzone


Dr. Tricia Miller and Michael Lanzone will provide insights into what is known about Eastern Golden Eagles, including distribution, timing of migration, behavior, routes traveled, conservation issues and concerns, and best times and places to see Golden Eagles.

Dr. Tricia Miller has been studying birds for over 20 years and has been tracking and studying eagles for more than 15 years. She has a long-standing interest in bird conservation and spatial ecology. Dr. Miller works as a Senior Research Wildlife Biologist and the Executive Director of Conservation at Science Global where she studies movement ecology and conservation of raptors, especially eagles. Her research integrates telemetry and spatial modeling to address conflicts with human development. She is adjunct faculty at West Virginia University and received her B.S. in biology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and her M.S. and Ph.D. in ecology from Penn State. Her Ph.D. research focused on the eastern North American population of Golden Eagles.

Michael Lanzone is the CEO of Cellular Tracking Technologies, a company that develops high-end animal tracking devices for studies conducted across the globe. Over his career he has worked for various state and federal agencies and not-for-profit organizations across the country. He was director of the Bioacoustics and Biomonitoring Laboratory at Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Powdermill Avian Research Center, co-founder of the Eastern Golden Eagle Working group, and was Assistant Coordinator for the 2nd Pennsylvania Breeding Bird Atlas. He has worked on many other research and banding projects across the world and has specialized in technological advancements and applied conservation in ornithology including bioacoustics and Golden Eagle ecology and conservation.

2023-02-15 QCBC golden eagle pic

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, February 18 - New Jersey shore and Barnegat
  • Sunday, February 26 - Baisley Pond, Queens


Past meeting recordings: allow time to download.
  • To view a recording of QCBC's Feb. 18, 2021 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, 2021 presentation of "New Discoveries on Songbird Migration" by Prof. Bridget Stutchbury, use this link: here .
  • To view a recording of QCBC's Apr. 2, 20211 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, 2021 presentation on "Discover the Pantanal Jaguar", use this link here.
  • To view a recording of Paul Sieswerda's Sept 22, 2021 presentation on Gotham Whales, use this link here .
  • To view a recording of Nathan Pieplow's Oct 20, 2021 presentation on "The Language of Birds", use this link here .
  • To view a recording of Michael Brothers' March 16, 2022 presentation on "Pelagic Birding", use this link here.
  • To view a recording of Ron Magill's May 18, 2022 presentation on Panama's Harpy Eagle Project, use this link here.
  • To view a recording of Bob Dieterich and Peter Lopez's Sept 19, 2022 presentation on "India Birds" use this link here.



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