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It’s Early July, Fledgling Birders Are Calling and the BBC Responds!

Referred by BBC fellow Board member Diana Fruguglietti, Leslie Kramer (whose day job is middle school teacher) met and worked in early July with two Woburn Girl Scouts and their troop leader on the Scouts' multi-faceted Silver Badge Award project. The Scouts' goal was to organize, research and create an informative slide show for Woburn Elementary teachers [...]

It’s Early July, Fledgling Birders Are Calling and the BBC Responds! 2017-07-14T08:54:05+00:00

The Shorebirds Are Coming, The Shorebirds Are Coming!

Starting in mid-July, more than 30 species of Shorebirds will pass through Massachusetts on their southern migration to their wintering grounds. Shorebirds will stop along our open beaches, mudflats, exposed gravel bars, and yes, even fields.  These areas along our coast are vital to these long-distance migrants as they use them to rest and feed [...]

The Shorebirds Are Coming, The Shorebirds Are Coming! 2017-07-06T20:21:42+00:00

2017-18 FEDERAL DUCK STAMPS ON SALE NOW!

The BBC is again selling the Federal Migratory Bird Conservation and Hunting Stamp.  We are doing this in support of the National Wildlife Refuge System and to support conservation of federal lands.  Ninety-eight cents of every Stamp dollar goes to land acquisition from willing sellers through purchase or easements. The new Stamp is good from [...]

2017-18 FEDERAL DUCK STAMPS ON SALE NOW! 2017-07-10T20:07:12+00:00

TIME TO RENEW YOUR BBC MEMBERSHIP!

It's time to renew your BBC membership for 2017! The Brookline Bird Club membership runs on a calendar year basis.  By sending in your renewal now, you help us save printing and mailing costs for renewal cards.  You save trees, too! Please send in your renewals by using the form in the back of the [...]

TIME TO RENEW YOUR BBC MEMBERSHIP! 2017-07-10T20:07:15+00:00

Danehy Park, Cambridge – 9/28/16

Danehy Park, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US Sep 28, 2016 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Protocol: Traveling 0.8 mile(s) Comments:     BBC and Menotomy  Danehy Park-Leader Karsten Hartel 19 species (+1 other taxa) Red-tailed Hawk  1 Herring Gull  3 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  6 Eastern Screech-Owl  1 Downy Woodpecker  2 Northern Flicker  1 Peregrine Falcon  2 [...]

Danehy Park, Cambridge – 9/28/16 2017-07-10T20:07:15+00:00

Bolton Flats – 9/25/16

Bolton Flats WMA , Worcester, Massachusetts, US Sep 25, 2016 8:00 AM - 10:55 AM Protocol: Traveling 2.0 mile(s) Comments:     Brookline Bird Club trip lead by Jonathan Center. Area covered during the walk were the fields and paths adjacent to the Nashua River north of the main parking lot off rt. 117. One of [...]

Bolton Flats – 9/25/16 2017-07-10T20:07:15+00:00

Plum Island – 9/25/16

Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US Sep 25, 2016 8:00 AM - 12:14 PM Protocol: Traveling 4.0 mile(s) Comments:     BBC - Plum Island - Leader: Neil Hayward 37 species American Black Duck  143 Mallard  28 Green-winged Teal  42 Common Loon  1 Double-crested Cormorant  40 Great Blue Heron  7 Great Egret  40 Snowy Egret  6 [...]

Plum Island – 9/25/16 2017-07-10T20:07:15+00:00

Plum Island – 9/20/16

Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US Sep 20, 2016 7:20 AM - 12:30 PM Protocol: Traveling - Leader: Dave Williams 12.0 mile(s) Comments:     Led BBC walk.  Started in "4 Pole" fog and by 8:15 it had lifted.  Dave Adrian found a Lark sparrow at the Wardens that he got us on.  Five Forster's teens [...]

Plum Island – 9/20/16 2017-07-10T20:07:15+00:00

Danehy Park, Cambridge – 9/14/16

Danehy Park, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US Sep 14, 2016 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Protocol: Traveling 0.25 mile(s) Comments:     BBc & Menotomy Bird clubs trip- Leader Karsten Hartel 25 species Herring Gull  4 Great Black-backed Gull  1 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  4 Mourning Dove  2 Downy Woodpecker  2 Northern Flicker  1 Warbling Vireo  2 [...]

Danehy Park, Cambridge – 9/14/16 2017-07-10T20:07:16+00:00