BBC News

  • Duck Stamp 2016-17

Buy a Duck Stamp!

As birders, we treasure our birding visits to national wildlife refuges locally and nationally. Of the 26 refuges in New England, 11 are in Massachusetts, including Parker River, Monomoy, Great Meadows, Oxbow, and Assabet River. […]

  • Black-backed woodpecker


By Robert H. Stymeist, Statistician

During 2015, the Brookline Bird Club listed 295 species of birds on 182 reported trips, six species less than last year.  A total of 257 trips were scheduled, just two less […]

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BBC Book Fund Donation

The BBC is pleased to announce a School Book Fund donation to Citizen Schools for its Soaring Birds after-school birding program led by volunteers Mari Badger and Mary Howard at the Dever-McCormack Middle School in […]

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Rusty Blackbird Blitz – Surveying Rusty Blackbirds in the Lynnfield Marsh IBA

Arthur C. Bent (in Life Histories of North American Blackbirds, Orioles, Tanagers and Allies, (New York: Dover, 1965), 294) described flocks of Rusty Blackbirds stretching as far as the eye could see that once migrated […]

  • Harry Wales

Announcement of 2016 BBC Scholarship Recipients

Harry Wales

The BBC is pleased and proud to announce that our two annual Young Birder Scholarships have been awarded to Ben Peters of South Hamilton and Harry Wales of Swampscott. These […]