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  • November 2009 Minutes
    wished to acknowledge Wiscoy for their 40 membership Upcoming events 20 Dec State College CBC 28 Dec Lake Raystown CBC 3 Jan Bald Eagle CBC 3 Feb Owling at Bald Eagle St Pk 8 May Bald Eagle St Pk Bird Festival Presentation Joe Verica gave a presentation on birding in Taiwan Taiwan is a tropical country that s over 60 mountains It has 471 reported species 15 of which are

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  • January 2008 Minutes
    8 Feb Field trip led by Chad Kaufmann winter birds of Juniata County 10 Feb Annual Manure Chase led by Ro Fuller and Mark Henry 12 Feb Owling field trip led by Diane Bierly 27 Feb Monthly meeting Margaret Brittingham will speak about crows Announcements An observation platform will be built at the Julian Wetlands Presentation Larry Ramsey gave a presentation on The Antarctic Peninsula the Falkland Islands and South

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  • February 2008 Minutes
    Main since 23 January Species of note included Red Crossbill American Pipit and Northern Shrike Upcoming events 29 March Early birds of Huntingdon Co led by Jim Dunn 26 March Monthly meeting George Young Birding Pennsylvania s Reclaimed Stripmines Announcements More information about Julian Wetlands viewing platform the owner is very interested Tom Magarian new spring Tussy Mountain hawk watcher was introduced Clearwater Conservancy 9th Annual Wild About Animals event March 22 Mary Walsh aksed for help and participation in Clearwater Conservancy s celebration of International Migratory Bird Day at Scotia Barrens on May 4 Last year of breeding bird atlas Educational environmental night at Spikes game June 22 See Ro Fuller for details Presentation Dr Margaret Brittingham Professor of Wildlife Resources at Penn State discussed the ecology and management of urban crow roosts Lancaster PA hosts 30 000 crows each winter Crows begin to migrate into the area in October Populations peak in December and January before declining in March Resident crows tend to forage within their relatively small territories while the migrant crows roam widely each day before returning to the roosts at dusk There are two major roosts in the area Harrassment techniques can force the roosts

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  • March 2008 Minutes
    Red throated Loon Rusty Blackbird and Common Redpoll Upcoming events 28 March Woodcock Festival at Bald Eagle State Park 29 March Early birds of Huntingdon Co field trip led by Jim Dunn Announcements 2 3 May Shaver s Creek Birding Cup 4 May International Migratory Bird Day at Scotia Barrens 18 19 May Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology annual meeting Presentation George Young spoke this evening on Birding PA s Reclaimed

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  • April 2008 Minutes
    Shaver s Creek Birding Cup 4 May International Migratory Bird Day at Scotia Barrens 18 19 May Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology annual meeting Plant sale at Rhonemeade A PSU course doing field work in the Peruvian Amazon region is looking for volunteers to accompany the students Presentation Katie Ombalski was the featured speaker and discussed the Nittany Valley Conservation Action Plan The goal is to establish priorities develop assessment measures

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  • September 2008 Minutes
    that it s time for annual dues They re 10 year and can be given to Dorothy Bordner 22 Oct Jim Curtis will speak on the topic of birds of Ethiopia Watch the listserv and website for upcoming field trips 24 Sept Clearwater Conservancy will hold Spring Creek Day at Millbrook Marsh Presentation Ann Bodling spoke at the meeting on the topic of Planting for Pennsylvania s Wildlife with Pennsylvania

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  • October 2008 Minutes
    of Old Main since 24 September Species of note included Snow Goose Northern Goshawk and Merlin Upcoming events 25 Oct Field trip to Waggoner s Gap led by Debra Grim 9 Nov Field trip to Bald Eagle State Park led by Bob Snyder 12 Nov Presentation on hawk watching in Vera Cruz Mexico by Lora and Mike Jackson 10 Dec Holiday meeting of Christmas Bird Count planning favorite bird photos Presentation The presentation for the evening was by Jim Curtis on Population and the Environment A Birder s Perspective Mr Curtis recently visited Ethiopia as part of Audubon s Population and Habitat Program Much of the presentation dealt with the impact of people on the environment Habitat degradation is a significant problem for people and wildlife Ethiopia has a large population a significant percentage of which is living in marginal environments with inadequate water supplies and poor sanitation Although Ethiopia was once about 40 forest that number has dwindled to about 3 and most of the remaining forest is non native Eucalyptus which is important to the economy As much as 82 of the country is affected by erosion In spite of this there is a wide diversity of species

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  • November 2008 Minutes
    Christmas Bird Count planning favorite bird photos Presentation Mike and Laura Jackson presented a program entitled Vera Cruz Mexico River of Raptors Near Vera Cruz Mexico the Gulf of Mexico and the Sierra Madre Orientale Mtns Bracket a narrow band of land that acts like a funnel for migrating raptors The numbers seen each year are staggering in the 2003 season 1 5 million raptors were reported in one day

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