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Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord

Saturday, September 21 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Great Meadows NWR Monsen Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States

Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is a wonderful mix of habitats in a relatively small area. There is the possibility to see a large variety of birds here. We will slowly make our way across the central dike looking for waterbirds such as ducks, rails and, herons, then work our way around the edge of the pools to look for birds of the surrounding forest, including migrating warblers. The Concord River and farm fields behind it can also offer some surprises. Fall migration…

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Foss Farm, Carlisle

Sunday, September 22 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Foss Farm 1031 Bedford Road
Carlisle, MA 01741 United States

We’ll look for fall migrants such as sparrows and raptors in the community gardens and farm fields, including the old piggery, and also explore the wooded wetlands alongside the Concord River. Co-sponsored by the Carlisle Conservation Foundation.

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Waltham Street Fields and Beyond

Sunday, September 29 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Waltham Street Fields Waltham Street
Lexington, MA 02421 United States

Let’s find some sparrows at the fields, then - who knows?

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Middlesex Fells, Lawrence Woods, Medford

Saturday, October 5 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Middlesex Fells Playstead Road
Medford, 02155 United States

There are still some fall migrants passing through, and it's a great time of year for a hike in the Fells. Join us as we explore the Lawrence Woods section of the Middlesex Fells in Medford, looking for migrating warblers, woodpeckers and raptors.

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Exploring Lexington’s Agricultural Fields

Sunday, October 6 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Waltham Street Fields Waltham Street
Lexington, MA 02421 United States

The farm fields on Waltham Street in Lexington have yielded some interesting fall migrants in past years. Join us as we search for migrating sparrows, raptors, and maybe even that elusive Dickcissel. If the fields are slow, we'll cross the street to Dunback and try our luck there.

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Plum Island in Fall

Sunday, October 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Parker River NWR Refuge Road
Newbury, MA 01951 United States

Plum Island (Parker River NWR) is one of the top birding spots on the entire East Coast for a reason! We’ll cover the first part by car, stopping at the Salt Pannes and other overlooks to check out the marshes and waterways. Then we will probably spend a good amount of time near the observation tower and water areas there before walking the Hellcat trails for forest/marsh birds. If time permits, we can check out the Pines trial as well, which is…

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Danehy Park, Cambridge

Wednesday, October 9 @ 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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Horn Pond, Woburn

Saturday, October 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Horn Pond Sturgis St
Woburn, MA 01801 United States

Join us for a later morning walk exploring the varied habitats of the Horn Pond Conservation Area. The walk will focus on the main pond, accompanying lagoons and marsh areas in search of migrating fall warblers and sparrows

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Horn Pond, Woburn

Sunday, October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Horn Pond Sturgis St
Woburn, MA 01801 United States

Join us this evening as we take a walk exploring the varied habitats of the Horn Pond Conservation Area. The walk will focus on the main pond, accompanying lagoons and marsh areas in search of migrating sparrows and if we are truly lucky, a surprise Dickcissel.

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Danehy Park, Cambridge

Wednesday, October 16 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Danehy Park 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 Brookline Bird Club.

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Carlisle Cranberry Bog

Saturday, October 19 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Carlisle Cranberry Bog 750 Curve Street
Carlisle, MA 01741 United States

We’ll search the area Carlisle’s Cranberry Bog for newly-arrived winter visitors and late fall migrants — waterbirds, raptors and songbirds. Co-sponsored by the Carlisle Conservation Foundation.

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Middlesex Fells, Lawrence Woods, Medford

Sunday, October 20 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Middlesex Fells Playstead Road
Medford, 02155 United States

We’ll look for Hermit Thrushes and other late fall migrants at this wonderful time of the year.

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Danehy Park, Cambridge

Wednesday, October 23 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Danehy Park 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 Brookline Bird Club.

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Dunback Meadow

Saturday, October 26 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Dunback Meadow Dunback Meadow, 30 Allen St
Lexington, MA 02420 United States

Our target bird is the Fox Sparrow, and this is the time and place to find it. 

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MYSTIC LAKES BALD EAGLE WORKSHOP Including Discussion of Plumage, Molt, & Aging – Paul Roberts

Tuesday, October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fox Library 175 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02474 United States

Over the past five years or so eagle photography has grown dramatically with the surge in our local breeding population. The quality of the photography has gone through the roof, but our understanding of and communications about the eagles have not kept pace. This workshop is intended to increase our understanding of Bald Eagle maturation and better communicate what we have observed, photographed, and learned. In this 90-minute workshop we’ll review what we think we know about Bald Eagle development…

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Danehy Park, Cambridge

Wednesday, October 30 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Danehy Park 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 Brookline Bird Club.

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Avian Illustration – Avery Whitlock

Thursday, November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fox Library 175 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02474 United States

Please join us for an evening of artistic exploration with local artist, Avery Whitlock.  A Massachusetts-based illustrator specializing in cartoon and ornithological illustration, Avery has been creating illustrations of birds since graduating from Connecticut College in 2015.  In this workshop, Avery will discuss how she discovered her love for avian illustration, before leading a small art class with tips on how to draw birds. Pencils, paper, and clipboards will be available, but you are welcome to bring your own supplies.

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Dunback Meadow

Sunday, November 10 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Dunback Meadow / Clark School Brookside Avenue
Lexington, MA 02421 United States

Our target bird is the Fox Sparrow, and this is the time and place to find it. 

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Alewife Reservation, Cambridge

Saturday, December 14 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Alewife T Station Alewife Station
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States

Join us for some urban birding at Cambridge's Alewife Reservation. We’ll look for winter visitors and whatever else may come our way, a chance to do some advance scouting for the next day’s Christmas Bird Count.

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Dunback Meadow

January 25, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Dunback Meadow Dunback Meadow, 30 Allen St
Lexington, MA 02420 United States

In addition to enjoying our regular winter birds, we'll search for possible unusual visitors such as Redpolls.

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