2018 – 2019

Frederick Bird Club meetings are normally held the first Thursday of each month beginning at 7:00 PM. This year we will meet at Homewood at Crumland Farms (7407 Willow Road) in Frederick, except in May. If Frederick County schools are closed for inclement weather, we will not meet.


September 6 – Joe Hanfman will tell us about the wonders of Alaska birding.

October 4 – Mike Welch returns to the club to tell us about the birds and mammals of Tanzania.

November 1 – Murray Bakst will speak on “Bird Sex and Breeding”.

December 6 – HOLIDAY DINNER AND MEETING. Wil Hershberger will be our featured speaker, on “A Celebration of Birdsong”. Dinner will be at Homewood at 6:00 P.M. We will also hold our fantastic silent auction. Please make reservations with and send money to Treasurer Grace Borell before 11/20/2017. Make checks payable to FBC.

January 3 – Orietta Estrada will share “Orietta’s Big Year”.

February 7 – Member’s Night – share your pictures/videos with the club.

March 7 – John McCann will speak on dragonflies and damselflies.

April 4 – Phil Davis will speak on “Chasing the Endemics of the Canary Islands and Cape Verde”.

May 2 –  (Location TBD) Ron Kaltenbaugh will speak about “The Effect of Climate Change on Bird Life”.

May 16 – CHAPTER PLANNING MEETING. Location to be announced. Please come with your ideas for programs or field trips. Email suggestions to Bonnie Borsa (

June 6 – ANNUAL PICNIC. Our favorite spot for this event is Pinecliff Park where there is a lovely pavilion just in case we have a bit of rain. Bring binoculars, a dish to share, plate, utensils and drink. We’ll meet at 6:00 PM to eat and then do some birding.