Roanoke Valley Bird Club

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RVBC Club Meeting: May 14 at 7 PM Grandin Court Baptist Church

Long-time club members, Sid and Mary Lou Barritt, will talk about the wonders of
Magee Marsh where you can experience warblers and other species closeup.
This will be a great refresher for the upcoming warbler season. Mary Lou is an
excellent bird photographer and her photos can be seen in our annual bird calendars.
Magee Marsh, situated on the southern shore of Lake Erie, is a prime stop-over for
migrating passerines, especially warblers. Known as an unforgettable spectacle of
large songbird concentrations preparing to migrate across the great lake to their
breeding grounds in the north. Many birders visit the Marsh year after year as well
as visiting the Canadian side (Point Pelee) where the birds first meet land after their




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