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Motus: A Revolution in Migration Research

Zoom

Join us to learn about an amazing new research network that is revolutionizing the study of winged migration by tracking the movements of small birds, bats, and even dragonflies who have been fitted with tiny radio transmitters — including right here in the Monadnock Region.

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…

Spooky Birds

Hancock Hancock

Join raptor education specialist Kim Snyder for this positively haunting in-person program on birds with scary reputations. From owls to crows, ravens to vultures, discover what’s true about these birds — and what’s just a spooky story.

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…

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-4 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

November 7, 2020 – DelMarva Peninsula – Saturday 2-3 days

Nov 7, 2020 –      DelMarva Peninsula   –    Saturday 2-3 days Delaware, Maryland and Virginia Contact Peter for arrangements Visit Bombay Hook, Chincoteague and Blackwater National Wildlife Refuges…

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-5 {border-radius:0px;}Register for…

November 17, 2020 – Wildlife Series – Looking for Owls

St. James’s Episcopal Church 1018 Farmington Ave., West Hartford

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person Wildlife Series programs have been moved to St. James Episcopal Church,  1018 Farmington Ave, West Hartford 06117 for this year. Nov 17, 2020 –…

Great Meadows NWR, Concord – Preregistration Required

Great Meadows – Concord Concord Unit, Entrance Rd, Concord

On this easy walk we will search for bluebirds, raptors, and wintering waterfowl, as well as wild turkeys that may be in the area. NOTE: This trip requires all participants…

Dunback Meadow, Lexington – Preregistration Required

Dunback Meadow Dunback Meadow, 30 Allen St, Lexington

We will look for wintering birds including raptors and may travel to nearby areas in Waltham, Lexington and Belmont depending on recent reports. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to…

Emerald Necklace Ponds, Boston/Brookline – Preregistration Required

Olmsted Park – Daisy Field 1 Willow Pond Road, Boston

We will search for waterfowl and other winter species on the ponds and in the adjacent woods. Co-sponsored by the Brookline Greenspace Alliance and the Emerald Necklace Bird Club. NOTE:…

UPDATE!: December 8, 2020 – Holiday Slideshow/Meeting

UPDATE!: December “Pot Luck” Photograph Show Will Go On!  12/8/2020 ​ The December potluck and silent auction, always a favorite activity, is unfortunately canceled this year due to COVID-19 concerns. However,…

Midweek Hunt for Alcids and Seabirds – Preregistration Required

Halibut Point State Park Halibut Point State Park, Rockport

Join us for a mid-week hunt for alcids and other wintering seabirds. Be prepared for cold and windy weather. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is…

Cape Ann – Preregistration Required

Gloucester – Fisherman’s Monument Gloucester Fisherman's Memorial, 60 Western Ave, Gloucester

We will search for alcids and other wintering seabirds. Be prepared for cold and windy weather. Cosponsored with the Essex County Ornithological club. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to…

Cape Ann – Preregistration Required

Gloucester – Fisherman’s Monument Gloucester Fisherman's Memorial, 60 Western Ave, Gloucester

We will search for alcids and other wintering seabirds. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-12 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Arnold Arboretum, Boston – Preregistration Required

Arnold Arboretum – Main Gate 125 Arborway, Boston

Start your 2021 year list off on this easy 90-minute walk from the main gate to the ponds and back. In addition to looking for winter birds we will admire…

Charles River, Watertown – Preregistration Required

An easy ~2-mile walk along the Charles River Greenway in Watertown, with a chance to see over-wintering waterfowl on the river. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and…

Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge – Preregistration Required

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge

A peaceful winter walk in Mount Auburn is always a pleasure and you never know what you might see. Sapsuckers and Red-breasted Nuthatches are regulars. NOTE: This trip requires all…

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-17 {border-radius:0px;}Register for…

Salisbury to Newburyport – Preregistration Required

Newburyport Courthouse 188 State St, Newburyport

We will start at Salisbury State Park, then bird along the Merrimack River, and end up on the Parker River NWR. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and…

Dunback Meadow, Lexington – Preregistration Required

Dunback Meadow Dunback Meadow, 30 Allen St, Lexington

We will look for wintering birds, including raptors. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-19 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Newburyport and Vicinity – Preregistration Required

Newburyport – Municipal Parking 50 Ferry Wharf, Newburyport

NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. .fusion-button.button-20 {border-radius:0px;}Register for this Field Trip

Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge – Preregistration Required

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge

A peaceful winter walk in Mount Auburn is always a pleasure and you never know what you might see. Sapsuckers and Red-breasted Nuthatches are regulars. NOTE: This trip requires all…