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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 [...]

BBC Boston Public Gardens walk in the Boston Globe!

There is a nice photo from Linda Ferraresso's Saturday, May 12th walk at the Boston Public Gardens.  It was on p.2 of the Metro section on the Boston Globe.

Time to renew your BBC membership for 2017!

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 – 9/20/16

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 [...]

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 [...]

Plum Island – 9/11/16

Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US Sep 11, 2016 7:20 AM - 11:45 AM Protocol: Traveling 14.0 mile(s) Comments:     Led BBC walk.  Couldn't buy a warbler.  Shorebird numbers fairly low, but nice diversity. 48 species (+2 other taxa) Canada Goose  14 American Black Duck  37 Mallard  19 Green-winged Teal  28     BFP Wild Turkey  [...]

Great Meadows NWR, Concord – 9/08/16

Great Meadows NWR--Concord Unit, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US Sep 8, 2016 5:15 PM - 7:45 PM Protocol: Traveling 0.5 mile(s) Comments:     Brookline Bird Club - Great Meadows NWR-Concord Unit - Leader: Kathy Dia - Cloudy but warm, upper 70's F.  The impoundments have little water and quite a lot of vegetation this year. It was [...]