September 2020 Meeting Minutes

Cayuga Bird Club online Webinar September 14, 2020 7:30 pm - Guest Speaker, Marie Read, presented Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent 8:35 pm - Cayuga Bird Club business meeting, opened by CBC President Diane Morton For upcoming webinars see www.cayugabirdclub.org/webinars. Next ones:

    • October 12 with speaker Muhammad Arif

    • November 9 with speaker Sarah Kaiser

    • December 14 with speaker Melissa Groo

    • January 11 with Kevin McGowan

Time to join or renew the your club membership: Only $15/year. You can pay with Paypal at http://www.cayugabirdclub.org/membership

or mail a check to:

c/o Cornell Lab of Ornithology

159 Sapsucker Woods Road

Cayuga Bird Club

Ithaca NY 14850

Club is in great shape financially

Proposed budget 2020-21

Spent money on several community projects and still flush

Budget approved unanimous vote by members present

Proposal for club to contribute $750 to Friends of Stewart Park for an interpretive panel at Fuertes Overlook in Stewart Park.

Proposal passed unanimously

New officers nominated for coming year

Vote next month

Vice President: Josh Snodgrass

President: Suan Hsi Yong

Report from Jody Enck on Conservation Action Committee

Treasurer: Ken Kemphues Corresponding Secretary: Colleen Richards

Director: Diane Morton

Recording Secretary: Poppy Singer

Group birding trip offered to Colombia (South America) fall 2021

Newsletter Editor will be Jill Leichter, after October 2020

People helping to remove invasive plants and plant natives

Have help with volunteers from local schools and groups

More information in flyer on club website

Contact jodyenck@gmail.com if you want to offer help.

Migration Celebration is happening virtually this year at the Lab or Ornithology.

Report from Diane Morton on Myers point Motus Station

In newest data a detection of a Nightjar at Myers point. This bird was also detected at other Motus sites north and west of us and south all the way to Florida.

Chat time…

The meeting ended at 9:20 pm.