Week of Field Trips / Events
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. We’ll be looking and listening for swamp breeders, including Green Heron, Brown Creeper, Northern Waterthrush, and Blue-gray Gnatcatcher. We may then stop at the Medfield…
Rails and Least Bittern are our main targets. Note that entrance fee or pass is required. Duck stamps and entrance passes will be accepted.
This is a series of one to one and a half hour trips offered so COVID-related protocols limiting group size will allow people to enjoy the birds of Plymouth airport. With permission from the airport manager, we will be allowed to go inside the second fence line onto the airport, closed to the general public,…
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 sunset. Co-sponsored by the Essex County Ornithological Club.
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 extension to Drumlin Farm.
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 rocks and a couple of wet areas. There is a restroom on the property.
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 and state park. Expect to move to different locations by car or bicycle. Prepare for mosquitoes and ticks. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities available…
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 along the way.
The New England Birding Calendar is sponsored by Bird Observer – New England Birding Journal
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