Thursday, October 30, 2008

Young Birders sponsorship Program

here is the information for sponsoring the NYS Young Birders if any adult is interested


The main website is here:

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

BBC member Tom Stephenson 10/28 lecture

Club member Tom Stephenson is presenting a lecture slide show for the NYC Linnaean Society on October 28th at the American Museum of natural History 7:30 PM .Its a very interesting view of the Asian nation of Bhutan and its birds and nature.

the venue:
American Museum of Natural History, in the Lindner Theater; please enter at West 77th St. between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
7:30 p.m

the topic:

Bhutan: Birding the last Himalayan Buddhist Kingdom

Nestled in the Eastern Himalayas, and virtually untouched by the technologies and industries that have shaped the rest of the world, Bhutan remains a unique and pristine refuge for birds and birders. No where else in the world can you drive for days and days through uninterrupted primary forests protecting some of the world’s most beautiful bird species. This is a country where the first roads were built in the 1960’s, TV still is not a common fixture, and the King’s focus is on Gross National Happiness!

Come see Ibisbill, Rufous-necked Hornbill, the brilliant Fire-tailed Myzornis, Golden Babbler, and the spectacular Satyr Tragopan along with Green-tailed Sunbirds and Pygmy Wren Babblers. And we won’t leave out stunning shots of prayer wheels, temples, Dzongs, the rare golden langur; and, of course, the Himalayas.