Coastal Virginia Wildlife Observatory



Partner Organizations and Agencies

Bird Conservation Alliance of the American Bird Conservancy 
Historic Rivers Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists 
Richmond Audubon Society 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
Virginia Beach Audubon Society 
Virginia Bird Conservation Initiative 
Virginia Commonwealth University 
Virginia Important Bird Areas Program 
Virginia Society of Ornithology 
Williamsburg Bird Club 
Teaming with Wildlife

CVWO Advisors

Dr. Robert Ake 
Bob Anderson
Dennis Baker 
Ruth Boettcher, Virginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries
Larry Brindza 
Dr. Ned Brinkley
Dr. Mitchell Byrd, Center for Conservation Biology, The College of William and Mary, and Virginia Commonwealth University

Dan Cristol, College of William and Mary
Dorothy Field, Virginia Dept. of Conservation and Recreation, Div. of Natural Heritage
Mark Garland
Earl Hodnett
Dr. Robert Reilly, Virginia Commonwealth University
Jill Bieri, Virginia Coast Reserve of the Nature Conservancy
Sue Rice 
Forrest Gladden, Kiptopeke State Park, Virginia Dept. of Conservation and Recreation
Dr. Bryan Watts, Center for Conservation Biology, The College of William and Mary and Virginia Commonwealth University
Bill Williams

Team Leaders

Songbird Research Team Leader, Shirley Devan 
Raptor Research Team Leader, Brian Taber 
Butterfly Research Team Leaders, Nancy Barnhart and Brian Taber 
Waterbird Research Team Leader, Bill Williams 
Education Team Leader, Andy Hawkins

Board of Directors

Brian Taber, President

​Dave Youker, Vice President

Shirley Devan, Secretary

Ann Carpenter, Treasurer

Nancy Barnhart, Williamsburg Bird Club representative 
Andy Hawkins, Hampton Roads Bird Club representative 
Dr. Sheila Scoville

Lisa Reagan

Cheryl Jacobson, Virginia Society for Ornithology Representative