Please join us for our Annual Fall meeting. It will be held on Sat., Oct. 21 at the Reading Public Library located at 64 Middlesex Ave. in Reading. The meeting starts at 1:30 and will feature Michelle Kneeland, a Loon Conservation Specialist at the Biodiversity Institute in Portland, ME. Her presentation entitled, “Restore the Call: [...]
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The most recent BBC school book fund donation went to Triton Regional High School, where environmental science teacher Tom Horsley uses donated books and wall posters to teach bird identification in his classes and to help students in their field excursions, as part of an after-school birding program. Thanks to Tom for his efforts to [...]
During the September 2nd broadcast of Weekend Saturday Edition on NPR hosted by Scott Simon, he interviewed Ray Brown of Ray Brown's Talkin' Birds radio fame. During the interview about Urban Birding, when asked, "What does a city dweller who'd like to be a birder - I can't believe I'm asking a question like this [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]