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  • NEW! The Summer 2015 issue of the Baltimore Bird Club newsletter Chip Notes
  • NEW! Joan Cwi's History of the BBC -- learn about our first 70 years.
  • NEW! Results of the 2014 BBC Christmas Bird Count
  • The Baltimore Bird Club 2014-15 Schedule
  • UPDATED! The Baltimore Bird Club 2014-15 Program Booklet. The material in colored ink from March forward is new or a change from the original.
  • UPDATED! The updated 2015 edition of Pete Webb's Advice on Choosing Birding Optics -- an introduction to selecting and buying binoculars by the former president of the BBC. For a briefer version of Pete's article see his Executive Synopsis and his NEW! Specs Table Excel spreadsheet, which which grants quicker and easier access to the spec's for the various models of binoculars and telescopes.
  • UPDATED!Our checklist of Baltimore Birds now has clickable links to species accounts for each bird found in Wikipedia and in All About Birds.
  • The 1st edition of the BBC Facebook Page.


  • Welcome to the home page of the Baltimore Bird Club, a chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society. Here you will find information about the BBC, the MOS, and their activities; and links to some of the finest birding sites on the web.

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    This page was last changed June 30, 2015.