[Ontbirds]2007 Ontario Bird Records Committee

M. Bain mjcbain at sympatico.ca
Fri Apr 13 20:38:32 EDT 2007

The 2006 Ontario Bird Records Committee held its annual meeting at the Royal Ontario Museum on Sunday, 1 April. Discussion and final voting on submitted bird records constituted the main item of business. Other issues addressed included the OBRC electronic database, changes to the provincial Review List, and the archiving of photographs submitted to the OBRC. A Policy Meeting to discuss further topics will be held on Saturday, 27 October 2007.
Two members of the 2006 Committee, Kevin McLaughlin and Alan Wormington, had completed their three year terms and were thanked for their hard work. Two new voting members, Bill Crins and Rob Dobos,  were then elected in their place. 
Bill Crins was thanked for his sterling five years as OBRC Secretary. Ian Richards, who had been Assistant Secretary, was duly elected Secretary, with Alan Wormington as his assistant.

The 2007 Ontario Bird Records Committee:
Margaret Bain (Chair)
Glenn Coady
Bill Crins
Rob Dobos
Jean Iron
Colin Jones
Mark Peck (ROM liaison)

Secretary - Ian Richards ianrichards at cogeco.ca
                 501-1305 Ontario Street
                 Burlington, ON  L7S 1Y1
 Assistant Secretary - Alan Wormington   

The OBRC looks forward to another successful year in 2007, and encourages birders to submit reports of all Review List species and forms observed in Ontario. Please see the OFO website www.ofo.ca for details and a report form.

Margaret Bain
2006 OBRC Chair
Cobourg, Ontario

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