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Upton State Forest

Upton SF 9 Southboro Rd, Upton, MA

We will hike the trails in search of late migrants and woodland breeders.

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…

Charles River Esplanade

Boston – Charles River Esplanade MA

We will walk along the Charles River Esplanade from the Longfellow Bridge upriver looking for birds on both land and water. We hope to see a range of spring migrants…

Birding Worcester’s Cemeteries

Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester 162 Webster St., Worcester, MA

The mature trees in Worcester's historic cemeteries are irresistible to birds. We will visit Notre Dame, Mt. Hope, and All Faiths.

Westborough WMA

Westborough WMA Big Chauncy Hospital Rd., Westborough, MA

Spring migration is at its peak! Don’t miss our last early-morning hike on the north side of Lake Chauncy.

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…

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…

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…

Wayland

Wayland – Wayland Commons Center MA

We will listen for state-listed American and Least Bitterns. With some luck, we might even hear one! Not a trip for the easily frustrated. Uneven terrain. Target endangered breeding species:…

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…

Plum Island

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

We’ll explore the island for migrants and returning breeding birds. Beginners welcome. Contact leader in advance to help with the trip planning. We’ll car-pool if appropriate. Note than entrance fee…

Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge, Harvard

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

We will walk about 3 miles on easy paths through woodland and riparian habitats as we search for migrant and breeding songbirds. Rain cancels the walk

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.

DCR Kristoff Farm

DCR Kristoff Farm Merrill Rd., Sterling, MA

We will walk about 2 miles on the old farm roads looking for birds of the fields and woodlands.

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…

Assabet River Nat’l Wildlife Refuge

Assabet River Nat'l Wildlife Refuge 680 Hudson Rd., Sudbury, MA

This former military installation boasts diverse habitats and easy walking. Bring insect repellent and prepare for a lot of walking.

Plum Island

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

We will explore various parts of the Parker River NWR in search of Warblers. Note than entrance fee or pass is required. Restrooms available.

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…

McLaughlin Woods

Boston – McLaughlin Woods McLaughlin Playground Path, Boston, MA

We will walk around McLaughlin Woods, looking mainly for warblers and other migrants. Meet at the baseball field stands, at far eastern end of park.  This is above Fisher Ave.

Cold Spring Park, Newton

Cold Spring Park 1200 Beacon St, Newton, MA

Easy one to two-mile walk through mixed forest and open areas in search of resident and breeding 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…

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…

Martin Burns WMA

Martin Burns WMA – Orchard St Orchard St, Newbury, MA

Will walk the three-mile loop. No restroom facilities. Target birds: Indigo Bunting, Blue-winged Warbler, Yellow-throated Vireo, and Olive-sided Flycatcher.

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…

Late Spring Migrants at Minute Man NHP, Lincoln.

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

Join me at this undiscovered birding spot which hosts many nesting species and late migrants. Blue-winged Warbler, American Redstart, and Indigo Buntings are regular nesters. Each year brings a few…

Second Annual FalConference

Virtual via Zoom MA

FalConference 2022 is a half-day virtual conference where the community is invited to join the Du Bois Falcon team and their collaborators on- and off-campus as they discuss all things…

Pine Hill Grasslands WMA, Lancaster (evening)

Pine Hill WMA Pine Hill Rd., Lancaster, MA

This property is managed by Mass Wildlife to encourage habitats supportive of grassland species such as Grasshopper Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, and American Kestrel. We will walk along a level trail…

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…

Eastern Point, Gloucester

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

We will walk for three or four hours in the Eastern Point area of Gloucester, mostly on pavement but partly on woodland paths and a field that may be wet.…

Fruitlands Museum, Harvard.

Fruitlands Museum 102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, MA

Co-sponsored with Boxborough Birders. We will look for resident species including Indigo Bunting, Savannah Sparrow, Hermit Thrush, Scarlet Tanager, Veery, Blue-headed Vireo, Wild Turkey, American Kestrel, and a variety of…

Upton State Forest

Upton State Forest Westboro Rd., Upton, MA

We will hike to Dean Pond while searching for late migrants and woodland breeders. Please be prepared to hike uneven ground on the forest trails.

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…

Arnold Arboretum, Boston

Arnold Arboretum – Peter’s Hill Gate 99 Bussey St, 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.

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…

Allens Pond Mass Audubon Sanctuary, Dartmouth

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

We will hike the Beach Loop and Quansett Trail. Mostly flat trails, but a mix of sandy, rocky, and muddy areas. We will look for migrants and breeders in a…

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA

A search for late migrants, including Mourning Warblers. BBC trips to Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge cover one to three miles depending on the leader and conditions. Most pathways are…

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA

A search for late migrants, including Mourning Warblers. BBC trips to Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge cover one to three miles depending on the leader and conditions. Most pathways are…

Blue Hills, Milton

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

We’ll look for breeding Worm-eating Warblers, Prairie Warblers and Indigo Buntings. One to two miles of walking–most trails are good, but we may want to take some steeper and rockier…

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA

A search for late migrants, including Mourning Warblers. BBC trips to Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge cover one to three miles depending on the leader and conditions. Most pathways are…

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA

A search for late migrants, including Mourning Warblers. BBC trips to Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge cover one to three miles depending on the leader and conditions. Most pathways are…

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.

Martin Burns WMA, West Newbury.

Martin Burns WMA – Orchard St Orchard St, Newbury, MA

We will walk the three-mile loop. No restroom facilities.

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…