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Cape Ann

Jodrey Fish Pier 2 State Fish Pier, Gloucester, MA

(DATE SUBJECT TO WEATHER) Wintering saltwater species and much more can be found during this very popular trip. We will stop at Fisherman’s Memorial, Eastern Point, Bass Rocks, Rockport Harbor,…

COA Annual Meeting and Seabird Talk

The Connecticut Ornithological Association’s 38th Annual Meeting will be held virtually via a Zoom Webinar on Saturday, March 19th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. You are invited to register…

Timberdoodles in Stoughton

Stoughton – Bird Street Conservation Area 85 Bird St, Stoughton, MA

Come watch American Woodcock display behavior. Water-resistant shoes helpful, but not needed.

Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA

Mount Auburn Cemetery is lovely in all seasons.  In late March, we may see the very earliest migrants from the south (Red-winged Blackbird, others) as well as the remaining seasonal…

Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord

Great Meadows – Concord Concord Unit, Entrance Rd, Concord, MA

We will look for early migrants, waterfowl, and waders. Conditions may be wet; boots advised.

Lake Quaboag & Vicinity

Quaboag Pond Parking Lot 166 Quaboag Street, Brookfield, MA

We’ll look for the earliest migrants during our first trip of Spring 2022.

Newburyport and Vicinity

Parker River HQ 6 Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport, MA

We will visit Plum Island, areas along the Merrimac River and West Newbury in pursuit of early migrants.

Woodcock Watch, Oxbow NWR, Harvard

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

We will stay until it gets dark to watch for American Woodcock. Come early to enjoy other birds. Rain date Sunday, March 27, same time.

“Timberdoodles” kids’ walk, Belmont

This walk is for kids aged 5-12 with an accompanying parent or parents. Group size is limited; contact Naeem Yusuff to register and for meeting place details at nyusuff@brooklinebirdclub.org The…

Blue Hills

Blue Hills Reservation Chickatawbut Rd. and Randolph Ave, Milton, MA

This trip consists of several short (1-mile) hikes (the first is rather steep) to look for Turkey Vultures, Pileated Woodpeckers, Eastern Bluebirds, and early-arriving Eastern Phoebes and Pine Warblers.

Blue Hills Woodcock Walk in Fowl Meadow

Blue Hills Reservation Chickatawbut Rd. and Randolph Ave, Milton, MA

We are usually successful in seeing the Woodcock’s mating flight, and last year saw its mating display. We will hike 1 mile on a flat trail that may be wet.

Horn Pond, Woburn

Horn Pond – Sturgis St 98 Sturgis St, Woburn, MA

Let’s see what ducks are still around such as Gadwall and Green-winged Teal and look for early spring migrants such as Eastern Phoebe, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Field Sparrow, and early warblers…

Woodcocks at Alewife

Alewife Alewife MBTA Red Line Station, Cambridge, MA

We will search the northwest corner of Cambridge in hopes of seeing, or at least hearing, the American Woodcock’s mating display, a traditional New England rite of spring.

Woodcock Walk

Mass Wildlife Field HQ, Westborough 1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westborough, MA

Walk gentle trails to listen for the Woodcock's unique call and watch its amazing sky dance. Walk will be cancelled in case of heavy rain.

Belle Isle Marsh and Vicinity

Belle Isle 1399 Bennington Street, Boston, MA

Led by DCR staff. We will search on foot up to one mile, on flat, easy terrain for raptors, shorebirds and resident wading marsh birds at this birding hotspot and…

Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

Fruitlands Museum 102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, MA

Co-sponsored with Boxborough Birders. We will look for local avian residents and early migrants. Expect to walk about two miles on trails through meadows and woods, with some steep sections.…

Great Meadows NWR, Concord

Great Meadows – Concord Concord Unit, Entrance Rd, Concord, MA

This is an easy walk on level paths in search of early spring birds. Rain cancels the walk. Note that entrance fee or pass is required.

Woodcocks of Rock Meadow

Rock Meadow – Belmont 300 Mill St, Belmont, MA

Come enjoy the warming evenings at scenic Rock Meadow, which each year plays host to courting American Woodcocks, with the males engaging in their spiraling sky-dance flights above the fields.

Westboro Wildlife Management Area

Westborough – Town Beach 60 Lyman Street, Westborough, MA

We will hike at an easy pace through easy to moderate trails in search of early spring arrivals in a variety of marsh, field, and woodland habitats. We will check…

The Motus Wildlife Tracking System in Costa Rica

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Hoffmann Bird Club Monthly Meeting Via Zoom Finca Cántaros Environmental Association & Proyecto Cerulea invite you to a virtual presentation, live from Costa Rica, with Paz A. Irola, Ernesto Carman,…

Horn Pond, Woburn

Horn Pond – Lake St 93 Lake Ave, Woburn, MA

Let’s look for early Spring migrants such as Eastern Phoebe, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Field Sparrow, and early warblers such as Palm, Pine, and Yellow-rumped. Co-sponsored with the Menotomy Bird Club.

Crooked Pond

Crooked Pond 208 Middleton Road, Boxford, MA

Join us for the traditional BBC early spring walk at Crooked Pond–Bald Hill Reservation, for Winter Wren, Brown Creeper, and early spring migrants like Louisiana Waterthrush.. The trail is generally…

Bolton Flats WMA & Vicinity

Bolton Flats WMA 342-392 Seven Bridge Road, Lancaster, MA

Join us to look for returning ducks, shorebirds, raptors, and much more! Please wear waterproof knee boots.

Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord

Great Meadows – Concord Concord Unit, Entrance Rd, Concord, MA

We will walk easy trails looking for residents and early migrants. Note that entrance fee or pass is required. We’ll move on from there to Nine-Acre Corner with possible extension…

Flight Calls: Birding in Brookline and Beyond

Brookline Village Library 361 Washington St,, Brookline, MA

Author and birder John Nelson presents an exploration of birds as inspirations for humans. Flight Calls: Birding in Brookline and Beyond will focus on Brookline’s significance in the history of…

Fresh Pond Reservation, Cambridge

Fresh Pond – TD Bank 235 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge, MA

An easy approximately two-mile walk on paved paths around the pond.

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA

BBC trips to Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge cover one to three miles depending on the leader and conditions. Most pathways are paved, but some slopes are steep, and trips…

Brooks Estate, Medford

Brooks Estate – Grove St 266 Grove St, Medford, MA

Let’s see what early spring migrants we can find. Co-sponsored with the Menotomy Bird Club.

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA

BBC trips to Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge cover one to three miles depending on the leader and conditions. Most pathways are paved, but some slopes are steep, and trips…

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA

BBC trips to Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge cover one to three miles depending on the leader and conditions. Most pathways are paved, but some slopes are steep, and trips…

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Ipswich River MAS 87 Perkins Row, Topsfield, MA

We will walk one to two miles on easy trails through sanctuary woodlands and wetlands. (Small fee required if you are not a member of Mass Audubon.) Meet at the…

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA

BBC trips to Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge cover one to three miles depending on the leader and conditions. Most pathways are paved, but some slopes are steep, and trips…

Belle Isle Marsh and Vicinity

Belle Isle 1399 Bennington Street, Boston, MA

Led by DCR staff. We will search on foot up to one mile, on flat, easy terrain for raptors, shorebirds and resident wading marsh birds at this birding hotspot and…

Hayden Woods, Lexington

Hayden Woods, Lexington Lexington, MA

Hayden Woods is a great spot to find declining Rusty Blackbird. Let’s take a walk through the woods in search of blackbirds and other early spring migrants. Possible extension to…

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA

BBC trips to Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge cover one to three miles depending on the leader and conditions. Most pathways are paved, but some slopes are steep, and trips…

Halibut Point State Park, Rockport

Halibut Point State Park Halibut Point State Park, Rockport, MA

Beginners encouraged. A two-hour walk over easy to moderate trails in search of seasonal specialties. Boots advisable.

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA

BBC trips to Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge cover one to three miles depending on the leader and conditions. Most pathways are paved, but some slopes are steep, and trips…

Willard Brook State Forest

Townsend – Willard Brook State Forest MA

Join the BBC for a brisk midweek walk along scenic Willard Brook and connecting trails in search of early migrants, including Louisiana Waterthrush, Pine Warbler, and other early arrivers, as…

Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, Sharon

Moose Hill 293 Moose Hill Pkwy, Sharon, MA

We’ll be looking and listening for migrants along the Billings Loop. Let’s find what Glenn can hear! Co-sponsored with the South Shore Bird Club.

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA

BBC trips to Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge cover one to three miles depending on the leader and conditions. Most pathways are paved, but some slopes are steep, and trips…

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA

BBC trips to Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge cover one to three miles depending on the leader and conditions. Most pathways are paved, but some slopes are steep, and trips…