Blue Grosbeaks and Indigo Buntings, from New York State Museum, “Annual report” (1902), Biodiversity Heritage Library

Please do not attend meetings if you are feeling unwell or are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.

Meeting Location

Meetings are held at the Blooming Grove Senior Center at 4 Horton Road in Blooming Grove. The senior center, and its parking lot, are behind the Blooming Grove Police Department.


Meeting Dates

General meetings of the Mearns Club are held at 7:00 pm on the second Monday of every month from September through May (except February). At club meetings, a club member or an outside speaker gives a presentation about his or her birding travels or studies.

Common Eiders, Cape Ann, Massachusetts. Photo by Karen Miller
Solitary Sandpiper, Stewart State Forest. Photo by Bill Fiero

May 13, 2024: Evolution and Adaptation: How Birds Came to Be, Bill Fiero

Bill Fiero will present a brief talk on recent discoveries and theories in the study of the evolution of birds and their dinosaur forebears.

June 2024: Club Picnic

Join fellow club members for a picnic at Winding Hills County Park in Montgomery. The picnic will be coordinated by Linda Strohl and Tracy Patsch. Some food will be provided by the club, and attendees should bring a side dish or dessert to share! Rain date: Sunday, June 9.

Are you interested in making a presentation to our club? If so, please contact us at A small stipend is available for nonmembers.

Red-throated Loon, George’s Island Park. Photo by Maryangela Buskey.