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2016 Indiana County Christmas Bird Count Results
Saturday, December 31, 2016
The Todd Bird Club held its 34th Indiana Christmas Bird Count on December 26, 2016. Participats tallied 7655 individuals of 70 species, plus 5 additional species during count week. The Jim Dearing award for best bird was given to Daniel Winstead for spotting a Turkey Vulture. This is only the second time that this species has been seen on the Indiana County Christmas Bird Count. View the detailed count results.
Todd Bird Club Facebook Page
Saturday, January 16, 2016
The Todd Bird Club now has a Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/toddbirdclub! "Like" our Facebook page to join our conversation about birding. Keep us updated on your latest outings and bird sightings. Share your photos and videos.
Wings and Wildlife Art Show, Nov 7-8, featuring two Todd Bird Club members
Monday, October 26, 2015
The Wings and Wildlife Art Show, featuring 46 artists, will be at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh on November 7 and 8, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The artists include two Todd Bird Club members, Nancy Smeltzer and Sue Donley. Visit the art show to support the Aviary and our artists.
PSO Meeting May 29-31, 2015 Promotional Video
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Watch the promotional video at https://vimeo.com/126394848 for the Pennsylvania Society of Ornithology Annual Meeting in West Chester, PA, May 29-31, 2015.
Coastal New Jersey Outing Cancelled, March 8
Thursday, February 19, 2015
We are cancelling the Todd Bird Club outing on Sunday, March 8, 2015, to coastal New Jersey.
Sandy Ridge Road Outing Cancelled, February 21
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
We are cancelling the Todd Bird Club outing on Saturday, February 21, 2015, to Sandy Ridge Road. The roads are impassable with snow.
Roots and Wings: an Art Exhibit at the IUP University Museum
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
The University Museum celebrates spring with a colorful exhibition of paintings and drawings, Roots and Wings: Maura Koehler Keeney and David Tomb, April 5 through May 17, 2014. The public is invited to a free opening reception on Saturday, April 5, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Maura Koehler Keeney's work focuses on botanical subjects and David Tomb focuses on birds. David is also an avid birder and plans to accompany the Todd Bird Club on its Yellow Creek outing on the morning of April 5.
More details about the exhibit and its associated events are available from the IUP University Museum and in the exhibit's press release.
Mystery Heron by Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Center
Monday, July 15, 2013
John Taylor saw a mysterious heron today by the pond south of Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Center. He didn't have binoculars with him, but he was able to view it clearly for an extended time. He thinks that it was an immature Yellow-crowned Night Heron. Read his analysis in his outing report.