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Plymouth Beach

Saturday, July 27 @ 6:30 am - 12:00 pm
Plymouth Beach 391 Ryder Way
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States

We will walk the beach for shorebirds and nesting terns. Shorebird migration should be in full motion. Terns should be feeding almost-fledged young. Co-sponsored with the SSBC and Friends of Myles Standish State Forest.

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Great Meadows NWR, Concord

Saturday, July 27 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Great Meadows – Concord Concord Unit, Entrance Rd
Concord, MA 01742 United States

We will search for resident migrant birds and as well as shorebirds.

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Birding Sketchcrawl – Summer Series

Saturday, July 27 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come and bird/sketch favorite patches around Essex and Middlesex Counties Contact leader for details. Call or email no later than July 25.

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Newburyport and vicinity

Sunday, July 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Newburyport Courthouse 188 State St
Newburyport, MA 01950 United States

Beginners and those with limited mobility welcome.

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Wednesday Guided Bird Walks

Thursday, August 8 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
New Gloucester 15 Farm View Rd
New Gloucester, 04269 United States

The Stanton Bird Club is pleased to offer Guided Bird Walks in the Lewiston / Auburn area. All walks are free and open to everyone, beginning naturalist to advanced birder. Walks are led by Stan and Joan DeOrsey, who identify and comment on birds seen and heard.

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Belle Isle and Winthrop

Sunday, August 11 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Belle Isle 1399 Bennington Street
Boston, MA 02128 United States

We’ll start at Winthrop looking for peeps and White-rumped Sandpipers and move to Belle Isle Marsh to look for Stilt Sandpipers, dowitchers and possibly grassland birds like American Kestrel.

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Night Heron Walk

Wednesday, August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester 162 Webster St.
Worcester, MA 01603 United States

Night Heron walk (evening)

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Great Meadows NWR, Concord

Thursday, August 15 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Great Meadows – Concord Concord Unit, Entrance Rd
Concord, MA 01742 United States

We will walk easy trails looking for birds and butterflies. Shorebirds and early fall migrants are expected. Beginners welcome.

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Norway Pond Series: Birding by Boat

Friday, August 16 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Norway Pond Hancock, NH United States

Join master birder Phil Brown for an early morning paddle in search of feathered friends on Norway Pond.

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Shorebirds, Cape Cod

Saturday, August 17

Contact the leader for details. Co-sponsored with South Shore Bird Club.

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Wednesday Guided Bird Walks

Sunday, August 18 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

The Stanton Bird Club is pleased to offer Guided Bird Walks in the Lewiston / Auburn area. All walks are free and open to everyone, beginning naturalist to advanced birder. Walks are led by Stan and Joan DeOrsey, who identify and comment on birds seen and heard.

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Halibut Point State Park, Rockport

Sunday, August 18 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Halibut Point State Park Halibut Point State Park
Rockport, MA 01966 United States

Beginners encouraged. A two-hour walk over easy to moderate trails in search of seasonal specialties. Boots advisable. The walks are co-sponsored by Halibut Point State Park.

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Nighthawk Watch at Worcester Airport

Thursday, August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rte. 56 Worcester Airport overlook MA Rte 56
Leicester, MA 01524 United States

Nighthawk watch at Worcester Airport

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Extreme Pelagic trip Aboard the Helen H.

Saturday, August 24 - Sunday, August 25
Hyannis – Helen H 137 Pleasant St
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States

From Hyannis to Hydrographer, Veaches and Atlantis Canyon areas with expert leaders. Birds expected: White-Faced Storm Petrels (22 seen in August 2010), 4 species of Shearwaters, jaegers, gannets, gulls, terns, and several species of marine mammals. We also hope to see skuas, Bridled Tern and other rarities In 2007, we found a Little Shearwater, so anything is possible. Limit: 50 participants. Cost: BBC Members: $310.00 non-members: $335.00 To reserve a space, send a check for the full amount made out…

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Pelagic: Hyannis to Hydrographer, Veach, and Atlantis Canyon

Saturday, August 24 @ 6:00 am - Sunday, August 25 @ 6:00 pm
Hyannis – Helen H 137 Pleasant St
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States

Hyannis to Hydrographer, Veach, and Atlantis Canyon area for WHITE- FACED STORM PETREL, Band-Rumped and Leach’s Storm-Petrel, 5 Shearwater species (including possible BAROLO), 3 Jaeger species, terns, gulls, sea ducks, possible Tropicbird, Bridled Tern, Skua or other rarities. We have master birders Jeremiah Trimble, Nicholas Bonomo and two others leading these trips. Our boat, from Hyannis is the Helen H. It is a very comfortable, fast, 100-foot fishing boat with a knowledgeable and enthusiastic captain and crew. We use gallons…

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Nighthawk Watch at Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge

Saturday, August 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Oxbow NWR – Still River Depot Rd Still River Depot Rd
Harvard, MA 01451 United States

Join us for a pleasant evening of watching nighthawk migration along the Nashua River valley. Bring a lawn chair or a camp stool. This trip is co-sponsored with the Friends of the Oxbow NWR (friendsoftheoxbownwr.org). Rain date: Sunday August 27, same time and place.

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Delaney WMA

Sunday, August 25 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Delany WMA – Boat Launch 353 Harvard Road
Stow, MA 01775 United States

We will spend the morning walking 3-4 miles through fields, forests and wetlands looking for post-nesting birds and early migrants. Contact leader the night before in case of rain prediction.

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Plum Island

Sunday, August 25 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Parker River – lot #1 Refuge Rd.
Newbury, MA, MA 01951 United States

We will drive and carpool down the Parker River Refuge in search of shorebirds and fall migrants

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Plum Island

Monday, August 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Newburyport – Train Station Newburyport Train Station
Newburyport, MA United States
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Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord

Thursday, August 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Great Meadows – Concord Concord Unit, Entrance Rd
Concord, MA 01742 United States

We will walk slowly looking for rails, shorebirds, wading birds, and Common Nighthawks.

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Nighthawks at Minute Man NHP

Friday, August 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Minute Man NHP – Brooks Village Brooks Village
Concord, MA United States

We will begin with a pleasant one mile walk on graded paths and boardwalks observing locally nesting species like Baltimore Oriole, Cedar Waxwing, Indigo Bunting, various flycatchers and possibly some early fall migrants. The walk will culminate on the Elm Brook Boardwalk where we will watch for migrating Common Nighthawks. Co-sponsored by Minute Man NHP. In case of rain please contactKathy by text for walk status.

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Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, Marshfield

Saturday, August 31 @ 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary 169 Winslow Cemetery Rd
Marshfield, MA 02050 United States
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Wachusett Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary


Saturday, August 31 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary 127 Goodnow Rd.
Princeton, MA 01541 United States

Look for the earliest fall migrants at Wachusett Meadow

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Danehy Park, Cambridge

Wednesday, September 4 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Danehy Park – Cambridge 99 Sherman Street
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States

Join us for some weekday urban birding at Cambridge’s Danehy Park. A small marsh, grasses, and open fields often attract unexpected birds in this setting. Co-sponsored with the Menotomy Bird Club.

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Oxbow NWR, Harvard

Saturday, September 7 @ 7:30 am
Oxbow – Harvard Tank Rd
Harvard, MA 01451 United States

We wil walk about three miles on easy, leveled dirt paths while searching for migrant and late breeding songbirds. We will also look for late blooming wildflowers such as closed gentian with its unique deep blue-purple flowers. Rain cancels walk.

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Shore Birding around Boston

Saturday, September 7 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Belle Isle 1399 Bennington Street
Boston, MA 02128 United States

Stops may include Belle Isle Marsh,The Key, Revere Beach and Winthrop

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Nighthawk Watch at Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge

Saturday, September 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Join us for a pleasant evening of watching nighthawk migration along the Nashua River valley. Bring a lawn chair or a camp stool. This trip is co-sponsored with the Friends of the Oxbow NWR (friendsoftheoxbownwr.org). Rain date: Sunday September 8, same time and place.

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Wednesday Guided Bird Walks

Thursday, September 19 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
YMCA Auburn 167 Stetson Rd
Auburn, 04210 United States

The Stanton Bird Club is pleased to offer Guided Bird Walks in the Lewiston / Auburn area. All walks are free and open to everyone, beginning naturalist to advanced birder. Walks are led by Stan and Joan DeOrsey, who identify and comment on birds seen and heard.

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Fruitlands Museum, Harvard. Morning.

Saturday, September 28 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am
Fruitlands Museum 102 Prospect Hill Road
Harvard, MA 01451 United States

Co-sponsored by Boxborough Birders and Brookline Bird Club. We will look for warblers, thrushes, sparrows, and raptors, among many other birds. Expect to walk about 2 miles on trails through meadow and woods, with some steep sections.

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Bolton Flats WMA & Vicinity

Sunday, September 29 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bolton Flats WMA 342-392 Seven Bridge Road
Lancaster, MA 01523 United States

Meet at the parking lot on Route 117 in Lancaster (1⁄4 mile west of the junction of Routes 117 and 110) at 7:00 a.m. Please wear waterproof knee boots.

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Wednesday Guided Bird Walks

Thursday, October 3 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Androscoggin River Trail ME-196
Lisbon, 04250 United States

The Stanton Bird Club is pleased to offer Guided Bird Walks in the Lewiston / Auburn area. All walks are free and open to everyone, beginning naturalist to advanced birder. Walks are led by Stan and Joan DeOrsey, who identify and comment on birds seen and heard.

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Wednesday Guided Bird Walks

Thursday, October 17 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Packard-Littlefield Farm 76 Littlefield Road
Lisbon, 04250 United States

The Stanton Bird Club is pleased to offer Guided Bird Walks in the Lewiston / Auburn area. All walks are free and open to everyone, beginning naturalist to advanced birder. Walks are led by Stan and Joan DeOrsey, who identify and comment on birds seen and heard.

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Wednesday Guided Bird Walks

Thursday, October 31 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Sabattus Pond 519 Sabattus Rd
Sabattus, 04280 United States

The Stanton Bird Club is pleased to offer Guided Bird Walks in the Lewiston / Auburn area. All walks are free and open to everyone, beginning naturalist to advanced birder. Walks are led by Stan and Joan DeOrsey, who identify and comment on birds seen and heard.

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