[Bristol-Birds] Herndon Bird Club Up-coming Activities

  • From: "Roy & Robin Knispel" <rknispel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Bristol-birds" <bristol-birds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 08:48:42 -0400


Activities of this week (June 3-7)

     1.  *Nightjar Survey #2 - Friday June 5th - Waldon Mt - meet at 
station outside Hampton at 8:30 PM  - Max. 3 cars.  Should also see blue
ghost fireflies - Joe McGuiness and Kim Stroud in charge

     2.  *Nightjar Survey #3 - Buffalo Mountain  Sunday June 7th.  Meet 8:30 PM 
Cherokee School on Cherokee Rd. - Don Holt and Diane Draper in charge


    The Club's Summer Bird Count will be held Saturday, June 6.  Coount groups 
meet at different times and places related to their count area.
Groups and areas are:
Kim Stroud, Don & Diane, Kathy & Eric-- Little Stoney Creek; Buck Mountain

Rick Knight, Gil, Mary Anna, Paul Bayes  -- Elizabethton; town of Watauga

Tom MacNeil, Rob, Lisa -- Hampton; Watauga Lake; Walnut Mountain

Gary Wallace, Jean & Brookie,  Bryan -- Little Wilbur; Stoney Creek; Holston 

Glen Eller, Roy, Jerry - Roan Mountain area; Ripshin

Anyone else interested in going should call Rick Knight (423) 483-4204  or the
individual group leaders if they know them

COMPILATION of the summer count - Sunday, June 7th Sycamore Shoals - 6:00 PM
     Note, Nightjar Survey #3 will leave Sunday, June 7th from Cherokee School, 
Cherokee Rd. Johnson City at 8:30 PM

*OWL TRIP: Unaka Mountain  June 13 - Saturday - Meet at 6:00 PM at the
Forest Service Office in Unicoi  - Exit 32 from RT 26, Turn left, office on the 
Other species to see: Canada warbler, magnolia warbler
Kim and Joe suggested we make arrangements to eat at the Country Café on 107
- Limestone Cove.  We will have more information by Friday, June 5.  The cafe 
can accommodate a limited number of diners (12-16), so sign-up for the dinner 
before the trip will be needed and there will be a deadline for sign-up.  

Club Picnic  Friday, July 10.  Meet at Rotary Park, Broadway in Johnson City  
at 6 PM.  Meat, drinks, plates, glasses, utensils and napkins  will be provided 
by the club.  Participants should bring a side dish, salad, or desert to share.


In AUGUST, the club will have an informal planning meeting at Perkins 
Restaurant in Johnson City.  Meet at Perkins on North Roan St. at about 6:30 to 
join other members for dinner and discussion.  Order off the menu.  The club 
will not have a regular meeting or presentation program in August.


Roy Knispel
Herndon Bird Club

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