November is one of the best months to see rare and unusual birds in Massachusetts. Many of those rarities are young birds, lost on their first migration. Flycatchers, hummingbirds and tanagers top the bill this month, but literally anything can turn up—and often does. (See the table at the end of the article for a [...]
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The BBC is pleased to announce that we will again offer two Young Birder Scholarships to nurture interest in bird study and conservation among young birders. The 2018 scholarships will cover the full cost ($1,345) of the Coastal Maine Bird Studies for Teens program at National Audubon’s Hog Island camp on June 17-22, 2018. [...]
Cape Ann (please use more refined location), Essex, Massachusetts, US Dec 10, 2016 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Protocol: Traveling 20.0 mile(s) Comments: BBC - Cape Ann - Leader: Bob Petersen - 20 def, sunny, light breeze. 26 species Canada Goose 26 Gadwall 4 American Black Duck 16 Mallard 106 Ring-necked Duck 36 Common [...]
Great Meadows NWR--Concord Unit, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US Nov 23, 2016 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Protocol: Traveling 3.0 mile(s) Comments: BBC - Great Meadows NWR, Concord - Leader: Clayton Swanson 16 species Canada Goose X Mallard X Northern Pintail X Wild Turkey X Great Blue Heron X Herring Gull X Downy Woodpecker X Blue [...]
Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US Nov 19, 2016 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Protocol: Traveling 20.0 mile(s) Comments: BBC - Newburyport and Vicinity - Leader: Bob Petersen - partially cloudy, 50s, calm. 43 species Canada Goose 20 Mute Swan 4 Gadwall 2 American Wigeon 2 American Black Duck 100 Mallard 12 Northern Pintail [...]
Gloucester--Fisherman's Monument, Essex, Massachusetts, US Nov 6, 2016 7:55 AM - 8:05 AM Protocol: Stationary Comments: Beginning of BBC Cape Ann area trip, Sabrina Hepburn leader 7 species Common Eider 10 White-winged Scoter 6 Long-tailed Duck 6 Red-throated Loon 1 Common Loon 3 Herring Gull 12 Great Black-backed Gull 4 View this checklist online [...]
Wompatuck SP, Plymouth, Massachusetts, US Nov 5, 2016 Protocol: Historical Comments: BBC appreciation day 3 species Barred Owl (Northern) 1 Brown Creeper 1 Golden-crowned Kinglet 3 View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32461858
BHI--World's End, Hingham (TTOR), Plymouth, Massachusetts, US Nov 5, 2016 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Protocol: Traveling 1.5 mile(s) Comments: BBC appreciation day walk 32 species American Black Duck 9 Mallard (Northern) 3 Bufflehead 55 Wild Turkey 1 Common Loon 1 Double-crested Cormorant 2 Red-tailed Hawk 2 Greater Yellowlegs 2 Ring-billed Gull X Herring [...]
Danehy Park, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US Oct 26, 2016 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Protocol: Traveling 0.75 mile(s) Comments: BBC & MBC trip Danehy Park Leader Karsten Hartel For Mark Rosenstein's photos of Cattle Egret, Rusty Blackbird and Nashville Warbler see: gttp://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32237196 38 species (+1 other taxa) Canada Goose 16 Mute Swan 3 Mallard [...]
Boston Nature Center Wildlife Sanctuary, Suffolk, Massachusetts, US Oct 22, 2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Protocol: Traveling 3.5 mile(s) Comments: One of the quietest fall days I've had at BNC but did have some good birds.Mild in low 60's with clouds and occasional mist. Also had two white-tailed deer and two monarch butterflies. [...]