Invitations to virtual meetings and virtual field trips are emailed the day before each event. To be added to our list of friends and receive invitations to our meetings, email

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Wednesday Walks

with Fred Pfeifer

Join Fred Pfeifer each Wednesday to enjoy the avian treasures of the season on a walk around Garret Mountain Reservation or another nearby park.  Text or call Fred at 973-809-7674 to register and find out the meeting location. 

Join us for the first Birder's Meet-up of the season

August 26: Walker Avenue Wetlands

See you at our first meeting of 2022–2023, September 14!

September 14, 2022

Meeting and lecture TBA

October 12, 2022

Build-a-Bird, with Rick Wright

November 9, 2022

Meeting and lecture TBA

January 11, 2023

Meeting and lecture TBA

February 8, 2023

Meeting and lecture TBA

March 8, 2023

Meeting and lecture TBA

April 12, 2023

Meeting and lecture TBA

May 10, 2023

Meeting and lecture TBA

June 14, 2023

Annual Members Meeting

The purposes of The Montclair Bird Club are to stimulate and increase the appreciation of nature and an understanding of birds and their natural environment, and to encourage conservation practices through support and education.



Essex County

New Jersey

Report sightings of rare wildlife in New Jersey here

NEW BOOKS for the local birder! Click here for the latest titles in the Custom Bird Guides series by Rick Wright and Sandy Sorkin. 

Birding Meet-Up Groups

Once a month or so, members and friends get together as a “birding meet-up group” to explore NJ parks and reserves. Schedules and more details are here. The same rules for Covid safety apply to these trips as to trips with a leader.





The MBC 2022 Bird of the Year, the Eastern Screech-Owl.

Photo Greg Hume

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