[Bristol-Birds] Herndon Bird Club up-coming events

  • From: "Roy & Robin Knispel" <rknispel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Bristol-birds" <bristol-birds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 22:30:30 -0400

The Herndon Bird Club has the following events coming up during the rest of 
April and early May:

FIELD TRIP  This Saturday, April 21 to Winged-deer Park and Austin Springs.  
Meet at the parking lot at the beginning of the disk golf course in Winged-deer 
Park at 7:30 a.m.  The road to this lot is off Carroll Creek Road opposite the 
Kinch boat launch parking lot.  We will bird Winged-deer Park, then proceed to 
Austin Springs.  Target birds include warblers and other spring migrants at 
Winged-deer Park and waterfowl, waders, shorebirds, new arrivals and migrants 
at Austin Springs.  Bring waterproof footgear for birding at Austin 
Springs--the grass there is likely to be wet and somewhat long in some places.  
Those interested will eat at an area restaurant following the birding at Austin 

SPRING BIRD COUNT    Saturday, April 28.  This annual count covers the five 
county area of Washington, Sullivan, Johnson, Unicoi and Carter counties.  
Group leaders and areas are:
1.  Fred Alsop--Ripshin, Roan Mountain, Hampton Creek Cove
2.  Tom McNeil--Hampton, Pond Mtn, Mountain City
3.  Bryan Stevens, Gary Wallace--Sycamore Shoals, Wilber, Stoney Creek, Holston 
4.  Joe McGuiness--Unicoi County, Charlie Carson Rd.
5.  Glen Eller, Roy Knispel--Shady Valley, South Holston Lake, points in between
6.  Rick Knight--Washington Co., Dry Creek, Winged Deer Park, Austin Springs, 
If you are interested in participating and do not yet have a group, please let 
me know.  Compilation will be done at the May 1 club meeting.

REGULAR MAY MEETING  Tuesday, May 1  Meet at 7:00 p.m. at the Science Building 
(first floor, first room on the right) at Milligan College in Elizabethton.  
Agenda items include election of officers for next year, information about 
up-coming rallies and meetings, planning of the Summer Carter County bird 
count, and the COMPILATION of the results of the Spring count.

Prior to the May 1 meeting, some members will meet at Bellacino's Italian 
Restaurant on South Roan St. (Food City Parking Lot) in Johnson City around 
5:30 p.m. to eat and socialize before the meeting.  All are invited and welcome 
to the meeting and to Bellacino's. 

BIRD WALK, Saturday, May 12, at Sycamore Shoals--meet in the parking lot at 8 
a.m.  This bird walk is held in observance of International Migratory Bird Day. 
 Leader is Bryan Stevens.

Roy Knispel, Pres.
Lee & Lois Herndon Chapter, TOS
Phone:     423-202-7802
Cell:        920-203-0332

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