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 [...]
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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 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 [...]
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.
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, 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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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, 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 [...]