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The Hoffmann Bird Club was established in 1940 with a mission of promoting the study of birds in Berkshire County. The club was founded under the auspices of the Berkshire Museum. and named in honor of Ralph Hoffmann a naturalist who was born in Berkshire County.
Meetings are held from September thru May and are open at no charge to anyone interested in birds.
Field trips are led by experienced birders and beginners are welcome. All field trips begin in front of the Berkshire Museum unless otherwise noted.
Find a current list of club Officers and other information here.
The Marilyn Flor Day Camp Scholarship Fund is sponsored by the Hoffmann Bird Club.
Check out the Links to various birding related sites on the web.
Membership in the Hoffmann Bird Club is open to anyone interested in birds and bird study.
Here is a Berkshire County Bird List.
“Birds of Berkshire County”; by Dave St. James – click on this link to access a ‘read-only’ pdf file of this book. If you are interested in a printable pdf file, please contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is a triplist bird form in pdf and Excel formats for our trip leaders to submit their records.
Here is a page of photographs.
Hoffmann Bird Club introduces the "Beyond Your Back Yard" birding program.
November 9, 2013 trip report to New Haven, CT to a hawk watch at
Lighthouse Point and the Yale Peabody Museum for a “behind-the-scenes” tour of the
Annual Meeting and Banquet Info for 2016
Hoffmann Bird Club Golf Tournament 2014 info
Checklist for Massachusetts Audubon Bird-a-thon 2014
HBC Century Run Data 2013
THE FUTURE OF BIRDING -
Going beyond the backyard hobby - By Veronica A. Colacurcio
Here is a field trip video ...