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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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

Olmsted Park and Leverett Pond, Brookline

Olmsted Park – Pond Ave 33 Pond Avenue, Boston, MA

This 90-minute walk is suitable for beginning birders as well as those more experienced. Co-sponsored by the Brookline GreenSpace Alliance and the Emerald Necklace Bird Club.

Franklin Park – Scarboro Pond

Boston, Franklin Park, Scarboro Pond Roxbury, MA

We will look for warblers, vireos, and other spring migrants in the Scarboro Pond section of Franklin Park. Beginners welcome and encouraged. Expect to walk up to two miles on paved paths. If you would like loaner binoculars, please contact the trip leader 48 hours in advance. Co-sponsored with the Franklin Park Coalition and loaner…

Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge, Harvard

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

We will walk about three miles on easy paths through woodland and riparian habitats as we search for migrant and breeding songbirds. Rain cancels walk.

King’s Beach – Swampscott/Lynn

Lynn – Kings Beach MA

Let’s take a look at gulls! Gulls take 3 to 4 years to reach adult plumage. And in each year, there’s a winter and a summer plumage. Which means, we get to see six to eight different versions of each species. And THAT is what makes gulls so much fun to identify! Free on-street parking.…

Westboro Wildlife Management Area

Westborough – Ball Field Hospital Rd, Westborough, MA

We will hike the north side of Big Chauncy Pond in search of migrant warblers.

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

Marblehead Neck Sanctuary

Marblehead Neck MAS 98 Risley Rd, Marblehead, MA

We will explore this small gem of a sanctuary for migrants and residents alike.

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

Westborough WMA

Westborough WMA Big Chauncy Hospital Rd., Westborough, MA

We’ll hike the north side of Lake Chauncy and check the water. This is the first of three Thursday morning walks in this very productive area. Meet at 6:00 a.m

Boston Public Garden

Boston Public Garden – Charles St. Entrance Charles St., Boston, MA

This is a two-hour walk exploring the four corners of the Public Garden, where a surprising number of interesting migrants have found their way in the springtime.

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

eBird for Beginners, by Neil Hayward

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This workshop will teach you how to enter your own sightings into eBird, how to generate reports, and how to use the site to search for historical sightings. We’ll also discuss the use of eBird-related apps while in the field. No prior experience with eBird is necessary. This workshop is ideal for eBird beginners and…

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

South Shore Century Run

Meet at 6:00 a.m. at the main parking area of Wompatuck State Park. A medium-paced trip to key places on the South Shore to try to observe 100 species of migrants and residents while having fun.

Oxford, Dudley & Vicinity

MacDonald's, Sutton Ave., Oxford 26 Sutton Ave., Oxford, MA

We will check the Osprey nest at Greenbrier for these regular breeders and hike trails through varied habitats. Be prepared to hike.

Arnold Arboretum, Boston

Arnold Arboretum – Main Gate 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

A two hour walk suitable for beginners as well as more experienced birders. See the Arboretum website http://arboretum.harvard.edu for directions or to download a checklist of birds.

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

High Ridge WMA, Overlook Rd entrance


High Ridge WMA - Overlook Rd 141 Overlook Rd., Westminster, MA

This large, historic property includes old fields, mature woods, and wetland areas. Please be prepared to walk.

Franklin Park – Scarboro Pond

Boston, Franklin Park, Scarboro Pond Roxbury, MA

We will look for warblers, vireos, and other spring migrants in the Scarboro Pond section of Franklin Park. Beginners welcome and encouraged. Expect to walk up to two miles on paved paths. If you would like loaner binoculars, please contact the trip leader 48 hours in advance. Co-sponsored with the Franklin Park Coalition and loaner…

Westboro Wildlife Management Area

Westborough – Ball Field Hospital Rd, Westborough, MA

We will hike the north side of Big Chauncy Pond in search of migrant warblers.

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

Chandler Pond, Brighton

Boston, Chandler Pond 106 Kenrick Street, Bostton, MA

Easy birding around the pond. Possible extension to another location if the pond is not too birdy.

Manchester Early Migrant Walk

Manchester – School St. 398 Southern Ave, Essex, MA

This trip will be about three hours long and will visit two sites. Moderate walking on forest trails. Uneven terrain, may possibly be in muddy areas. Witness the evening flight of herons and egrets as they go to roost for the evening on Kettle Island. Heavy rain cancels walk.

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

Marblehead Neck Sanctuary

Marblehead Neck MAS 98 Risley Rd, Marblehead, MA

We will explore this small gem of a sanctuary for migrants and residents alike.

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

Westborough WMA

Westborough WMA Big Chauncy Hospital Rd., Westborough, MA

Join us early on Thursday morning to search for migrant warblers and other songbirds along the north shore of Lake Chauncy.

Boston Public Garden

Boston Public Garden – Charles St. Entrance Charles St., Boston, MA

This is a two-hour walk exploring the four corners of the Public Garden, where a surprising number of interesting migrants have found their way in the springtime.

Roslindale Wetlands Urban Park

Roslindale Urban Wetland 23 Coniston Rd, Roslindale, MA

A small but mighty urban wild that offers a variety of habitat. Expect to see a variety of woodpeckers, resident birds, warblers and other migratory species as well as a surprise or two. The path is flat with a mix of gravel and dirt surfaces with newly added boardwalks on the wetter sections. Boots are…

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

Parker River NWR on Bike

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

Leave your car behind as we cycle the main refuge road looking and listening for spring migrants. Be ready to peddle by 6:30 a.m. Note that entrance fee or pass is required. Restrooms available.

Mulberry St. & Sylvester St., Leicester

The fields behind Worcester Airport can host Eastern Meadowlark, and warblers find the shrubby edges attractive. We will proceed to Sylvester Street and walk the shady trail looking for woodland species.

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 Osprey, breeding and migrating passerines, American Oystercatcher and other specialty shorebirds at this birding hotspot and state Park. Expect to move to different locations by car or bicycle. Prepare for mosquitoes and ticks. Reasonable accommodations for persons…

Bussey Brook Meadow, Arnold Arboretum, Boston

Arnold Arboretum – South St Gate 395 South St, Boston, MA

The Arboretum Park Conservancy, Arnold Arboretum, and the BBC are sponsoring this two-hour walk in the Bussey Brook area of the Arboretum. The walk is suitable for beginning birders as well as those more experienced.

Cold Spring Park, Newton

Cold Spring Park 1200 Beacon St, Newton, MA

A quiet walk through wetland and woodland looking for early spring migrants.  Co-sponsored by The Newton Conservators.

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

Eastern Point, Gloucester, on foot

Gloucester – Eastern Point (MAS lot) 199 Eastern Point Blvd, Gloucester, MA

An easy but long (four-hour) walk on the roads and grassy footpaths of this traditional warbler hot-spot. Mainly level terrain, but may have some muddy areas and uneven terrain. Heavy rain cancels walk.

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 often cross rolling lawns. Restrooms available at the gatehouse.

Westboro Wildlife Management Area

Westborough – Ball Field Hospital Rd, Westborough, MA

We will hike the north side of Big Chauncy Pond in search of migrant warblers.