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CANCELLED – Plum Island – CANCELLED

Parker River – lot #1 Refuge Rd., Newbury, MA

CANCELLED  – We will drive down the Parker River Refuge in search of shorebirds and fall migrants.  

Plum Island – Preregistration Required

Parker River – lot #1 Refuge Rd., Newbury, MA

Shorebirds and swallows. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Shore Birding around Boston – Preregistration Required

Belle Isle 1399 Bennington Street, Boston

Stops may include Belle Isle Marsh,The Key, Revere Beach and Winthrop NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Danehy Park, Cambridge – Preregistration Required

Danehy Park – Cambridge 99 Sherman Street, Cambridge

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. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Nighthawks at Minute Man NHP – Preregistration Required

Minute Man NHP – Brooks Village Brooks Village, Concord

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. In case of rain please…

Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, Marshfield – Preregistration Required

Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary 169 Winslow Cemetery Rd, Marshfield

Co-sponsored with the South Shore Bird Club. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Oxbow NWR, Harvard – Preregistration Required

Oxbow NWR – Still River Depot Rd Still River Depot Rd, Harvard

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. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-2 {border-radius:0px;}Register for…

Danehy Park, Cambridge – Preregistration Required

Danehy Park – Cambridge 99 Sherman Street, Cambridge

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. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Plum Island – Preregistration Required

Parker River – lot #1 Refuge Rd., Newbury, MA

Beginners and those with limited mobility welcome. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Westboro Wildlife Management Area – Preregistration Required

Westborough – Town Beach 60 Lyman Street, Westborough

We will take an easy to moderate walk through a mixture of habitats including grass fields, cornfields, swamps, forests and thickets, in search of fall migrants. We will start the walk on the eastern trails between Big and Little Chauncy Ponds. And then if there is interest we will walk the western trails. And then…

Danehy Park, Cambridge – Preregistration Required

Danehy Park – Cambridge 99 Sherman Street, Cambridge

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. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

CANCELLED – New England Canyons Pelagic

Hyannis – Helen H 137 Pleasant St, Hyannis

CANCELLED – Hyannis to Hydrographer Canyon area. We will travel to the continental shelf edge and canyons in search of seabirds. We spend the night offshore, waking to a sunrise chumslick before steaming back through the productive Nantucket Shoals. The main trget for this trip is the White-faced Storm-petrel. In years when warm Gulf Stream…

Autumnal Equinox Walk – Preregistration Required

Leader’s Choice

Celebrate the beginning of the Fall season by birding favorite patches, locally and beyond. Contact leader for details. Call or email no later than September 19. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Bolton Flats – Preregistration Required

Bolton Flats 376 7 Bridge Rd, Lancaster

This walk will focus on fall migrant landbirds such as warblers and sparrows and any other kind of bird that we may turn up. The path is one or two miles long and is usually dry and grassy, but there may be a few large puddles to negotiate necessitating waterproof boots. Beginners are welcome. Rain…

Halibut Point State Park, Rockport – Preregistration Required

Halibut Point State Park Halibut Point State Park, Rockport

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. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-2 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Plum Island – Preregistration Required

Parker River – lot #1 Refuge Rd., Newbury, MA

We will be looking for migrating songbirds. We may visit Sandy Point as well, so be prepared to walk on sand. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Danehy Park, Cambridge – Preregistration Required

Danehy Park – Cambridge 99 Sherman Street, Cambridge

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. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Fruitlands Museum, Harvard – Preregistration Required

Fruitlands Museum 102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard

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. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Nahanton Park, Newton and other nearby locations – Preregistration Required

Nahanton Park 507 Winchester St, Newton

We will search for sparrows and other fall migrants at Nahanton Park and another location to be determined nearer the date of the trip. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-2 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Delaney WMA – Preregistration Required

Delany WMA – Boat Launch 353 Harvard Road, Stow

We will spend the morning walking 3-4 miles through fields, forests and wetlands looking for migrants and resident birds. Contact leader the night before if rain is predicted. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Danehy Park, Cambridge – Preregistration Required

Danehy Park – Cambridge 99 Sherman Street, Cambridge

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. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Outer Cape Cod – Preregistration Required

Bourne – Commuter Lot, Scusset Beach Rd 7 Meetinghouse Ln, Sagamore Beach

All Day. This trip should record close to 100 species covering Canada Goose through House Sparrow, both of which might be missed. Co-sponsored with the South Shore Bird Club. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Fresh Pond, Cambridge – Preregistration Required

Fresh Pond – Trader Joe’s 211 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge

A two mile walk on paved paths around the pond. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-2 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Gooseberry Neck, Westport – Preregistration Required

Gooseberry Neck parking lot Westport

First early part of split trip with Allen’s Pond to look for migrants. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Assabet River NWR – Preregistration Required

Assabet River NWR 675 Hudson Road, Sudbury

Walk the trails of this varied refuge. Be prepared to walk. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-2 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Allens Pond, Dartmouth – Preregistration Required

Allen’s Pond – Beach lot 1284 Horseneck Rd, Westport

Can be combined with Gooseberry Neck. We will be birding the Beach Loop, Quansett Trail, and Allen’s Neck Trails of Allen’s Pond Wildlife Sanctuary in search of migrant passerines in the thickets and ocean and marsh birds. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-3 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Danehy Park, Cambridge – Preregistration Required

Danehy Park – Cambridge 99 Sherman Street, Cambridge

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. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord – Preregistration Required

Great Meadows – Concord Concord Unit, Entrance Rd, Concord

We will walk easy trails looking for birds. This is a good time for raptors. Beginners welcome. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-2 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Great Meadows NWR, Concord – Preregistration Required

Great Meadows – Concord Concord Unit, Entrance Rd, Concord

Join us as we walk on easy paths around the refuge impoundments in hopes of finding fall migrants such as waterfowl, raptors, shorebirds and sparrows. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Ricci Field Conservation Area – Preregistration Required

Minute Man NHP – Hartwell Tavern 136 North Great Road, Lincoln

This is often a great place for fall sparrows including Savannah, Field, White-crowned and Lincoln’s as well as other migrants. This will be a two-mile walk. A scope may be helpful if you are comfortable carrying one, but no sharing of optics with non-family participants. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance…

Big Sit at Bolton Flats WMA – Preregistration Required

Bolton Flats 376 7 Bridge Rd, Lancaster

A Big Sit at the far corner of the first field from the main Route 117 parking lot. I will be there from a half hour before sunrise to a half hour after sunset. Anyone may come and join me for any portion of the big sit, or just bird the refuge and stop through.…

CANCELLED – Plum Island

Parker River – lot #1 Refuge Rd., Newbury, MA

Due to the anticipated weather, this trip has been CANCELLED.  

Danehy Park, Cambridge – Preregistration Required

Danehy Park – Cambridge 99 Sherman Street, Cambridge

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. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Birding Sketchcrawl – Fall Series ***CANCELED***

Leader’s Choice

Come and bird/sketch favorite patches around Essex and Middlesex Counties. Contact leader for details. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Nahanton Park, Newton and other nearby locations – Preregistration Required

Nahanton Park 507 Winchester St, Newton

We will search for sparrows and other fall migrants at Nahanton Park and a possible other location to be determined nearer the date of the trip. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Wachusett Reservoir, Clinton – Preregistration Required

Wachusett Reservoir – Dam 283 Boylston St, Clinton

We will visit Wachusett Dam, the North Dike, South Bay, and perhaps other spots in search of waterfowl, raptors, and land birds. Bald eagles are often seen here. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-2 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Fresh Pond, Cambridge – Preregistration Required

Fresh Pond – Trader Joe’s 211 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge

A two mile walk on paved paths around the pond. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Halibut Point State Park, Rockport – Preregistration Required

Halibut Point State Park Halibut Point State Park, Rockport

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. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-2 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Danehy Park, Cambridge – Preregistration Required

Danehy Park – Cambridge 99 Sherman Street, Cambridge

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. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Brookline Bird Club 2020 Annual Meeting and Lecture – Preregistration Required

Virtual via Zoom MA

The BBC annual meeting is going virtual! This year’s event will include a BBC business, news, and a bit of bird fun. The evening will culminate with guest speaker, Donald Kroodsma, professor emeritus of ornithology at the University of Massachusetts. Birdsong for the Curious Naturalist Once you are attuned, I would claim, every singing bird…

Fruitlands Museum, Harvard – Preregistration Required

Fruitlands Museum 102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard

We will look for fall migrants and resident birds. Expect to walk about two miles on trails through meadow and woods, with some steep sections. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Boston Nature Center, Mattapan – Preregistration Required

Boston Nature Center 500 Walk Hill St, Mattapan

Explore this urban oasis for sparrows and other possible fall migrants like Dickcissel and Blue Grosbeak. We will take an easy walk through varied habitats. Co-sponsored with the Boston Nature Center. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-2 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Danehy Park, Cambridge – Preregistration Required

Danehy Park – Cambridge 99 Sherman Street, Cambridge

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. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Mount Auburn Cemetery – Preregistration Required

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge

Early November is often a time of year for fall lingerers, winter arrivals and often a surprise or two. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-2 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Fresh Pond, Cambridge – Preregistration Required

Fresh Pond – TD Bank 235 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge

An easy 2-mile walk through pondside meadows and forest. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Halibut Point State Park, Rockport – Preregistration Required

Halibut Point State Park Halibut Point State Park, Rockport

A two-hour walk over easy to moderate trails in search of seasonal specialties. Boots advisable. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Leader’s Choice–South of Boston – Preregistration Required

Leader’s Choice – South of Boston

The trip leader will monitor recent sightings and select the birdiest spots. Contact leader after November 24 for details on the meeting time and location. Co-sponsored with the South Shore Bird Club. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-1 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip