Club Events

We plan as many events as possible to get our members together for activities.

The public is more than welcome to join in any of these gatherings.


SPARROW IDENTIFICATION, AN ID WORKSHOP
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 –  PRESENTED BY PETE BACINSKI

Please join us as Pete Bacinski, noted field trip leader and birder, presents one of his trademark workshops on behalf of the Sussex County Bird Club. This is a comprehensive identification workshop featuring over 25 of New Jersey’s resident and wintering sparrows as well as common sparrow rarities that visit the Garden State.  A PowerPoint presentation will illustrate field marks and clues to identification of this group of birds often referred to as LBJs, i.e. Little Brown Jobs.

The workshop will be held at the Visions Community Room, 47 Route 206 South, Augusta, NJ on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. Doors open at 12:30 pm, class will begin at 1 pm and end at about 3 pm. Advance  registration is required; class size limit is 50 people. Cost is free for Sussex County Bird Club members, $5 per person for non-members (payable that day). If a non-member would like to join the club, the $5 workshop fee will be applied toward the annual membership dues. Please register with Marianne via email at sussexbirds@centurylink.net  prior to Sept. 23, 2017.

EAGLES, PEOPLE, AND LEAD IN THE ENVIRONMENT

September 30, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm at Wallkill River NWR at Owens Station Rd., Sussex, NJ 07461

A presentation about Golden Eagles. Members of the Eastern Golden Eagle Working Group will share information they have gained studying these magnificent birds. Part of the program will include a discussion about how lead is killing eagles, how it can impact people, and what you can do to reduce the dangers.