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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.

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…

Evening Walk at Minute Man NHP, Lincoln.

Minute Man NHP – Brooks Village Brooks Village, Concord, MA

This area is great for late migrants and nesting species. Our target species will include Alder and Olive-sided Flycatchers, as well as nesting Blue-winged Warbler and Indigo Bunting. This is…

Dunback Meadow, Lexington

Dunback Meadow – Clark Middle School entrance 17 Stedman Rd., Lexington, MA

Our target birds will be late migrants including Mourning Warbler and flycatchers. Be prepared to walk three to five miles. Meet at the Clark Middle School parking lot.

Fenway Victory Gardens

Boston – Fenway Victory Gardens 11 Park Drive, Boston, MA

Please join us for a walk around Boston’s beautiful and historic Fenway Victory Gardens in search of late migratory and resident birds. Meet at the flagpole inside the garden (across…

Barre Falls Dam/Ware River Watershed IBA

Barre Falls Dam Parking Lot Coldbrook Rd., Barre, MA

We will bird the fields from the parking area to Route 62, hike Brigham Road over the Ware River |West Branch crossing, and return along the river via Tracy Lane…

Millis and Medfield Breeding Birds

Millis – Paddock Lane 218 Causeway St, Millis, MA

Trying for 50 species again this year, we’ll be walking about a mile and a half, mostly staying on pavement. Boots are not required. Ticks should not be a problem.…

Great Meadows national Wildlife Refuge – Concord

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

Rails and Least Bittern are our main targets. Note that entrance fee or pass is required. Duck stamps and entrance passes will be accepted.

Crane Beach, Ipswich

Crane Beach 331 Argilla Rd, Ipswich, MA

This two-mile walk in the sand is aimed at nesting Piping Plovers, Least Terns, and Bank Swallows, as well as evening singers such as Whip-poor-wills. Be prepared for mosquitoes at…

Great Meadows NWR, Concord

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

We will walk easy trails looking for birds and butterflies. Beginners welcome. Note that entrance fee or pass is required. We’ll move on from there to Nine-Acre Corner with possible…

Rauscher Farm

Rauscher Farm, Clinton 29 Clamshell Rd., Clinton, MA

Explore Rauscher Farm's beautiful property! Clamshell Pond, meadows, marsh, and forest attract migrants passing through and an abundance of our native breeding birds. Please wear footwear appropriate for hiking over…

Belle Isle 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 Saltmarsh Sparrow, shorebirds, terns and breeding marsh birds at this birding hotspot…

Mount Holyoke to the Quabbin

Skinner SP 99 Old Mountain Rd, Hadley, MA

Join us for a series of short hikes as we search for Cerulean Warbler, Acadian Flycatcher, and Alder Flycatcher. Time will also be taken to enjoy the flora and fauna…

Bird Walk in Franklin Park in Celebration of Black Birders Week

Boston – Franklin Park, Shattuck Picnic Grove Boston, MA

Join nature photographer Michael Bryant, a.k.a. Nature Man Mike, Jeannine Laing of Franklin Park Tennis Association, and other park friends in celebrating the third annual Black Birders Week with a bird walk…

Salem Woods

Salem Woods MA

Listen Carefully. An afternoon walk in the woods. With the trees full of leaves and thickets as dense as ever, we will focus on birding by ear. The distance and…

Myles Standish State Forest, Carver – Evening

Myles Standish Forest 181 Cranberry Rd, Carver, MA

A serene way to end the day with Prairie Warblers and Hermit Thrushes reluctantly giving way to Eastern Whip-poor-wills and, perhaps, Northern Saw-whet Owls. Target endangered breeding species: Whip-poor-will.