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This bird was seen on the Forbush Bird Club trip to Plum Island on Aug. 22, 2004. (click to enlarge).
Pull out your field guide and try to identify it. The answer is in the trip reports. (photo by Bruce deGraaf).
Aug. 17, 2004 Forbush Bird Club members study the birds on South Beach in Chatham, including these black skimmers.
June 13, 2004 The Forbush Bird Club held the annual bird census at Wachusett Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary. Here the participants relax after the count.
June 8, 2003 Special event after the 2003 Annual Bird Count at Wachusett Meadows
After the annual bird census conducted at Wachusett Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary by members of the Forbush Bird Club, census organizer Fran McMenemy was acknowledged for his 40 years of dedicated service in organizing the Breeding Bird Survey at Wachusett Meadow. Photos below are from this June 8, 2003 event.
Joe Choiniere, Sanctuary Director of Wachusett Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, presents, Fran McMenemy with a Barry Van Dusen original (a framed page from one of Barry's sketch books).
Bob Aiello, a Forbush Club member, presents Fran with one of his own original watercolors depicting a great egret in a wetland setting.
Fran McMenemy shows off his gift to Forbush Club member, John Gray.
Nov. 2002 The Forbush Bird Club held a well attended November, 2002 meeting at the Holy College library. The program speaker was Ms. Rose Clancy Miconi who spoke on "Loons:Conservation and Preservation."
Oct. 18 2001 Tom Ricardi, Wildlife Rehabilitator, spoke to the Forbush Bird Club and showed birds at the meeting on October 18, 2001
[photos by club member Bob Ricci]
March 15, 2001 Club Meeting.
Brad Blodget (left), Mass State Ornithologist, and Dick Hildreth (right), current club president. Photo by Bob Ricci.
Jan 1, 2000 Participants in the first Forbush Bird Club trip of the new millenium (1/1/00)
Oct 21, 1999
Attention is turned to Bart Kamp, Forbush Club treasurer, during the meeting held at Holy Cross College.
Club president Richard W. Hildreth presides.