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Closure of Hellcat Trail @ Parker River NWR

The Hellcat Trail at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge is closed to all public access effective Monday, December 23, 2019 in order to facilitate replacement of the entire boardwalk system that supports the trail. The [...]

Winter Birding on Cape Ann

seen above: Stage Fort Park by Fitzhenry Lane Dovekie at Gloucester Harbor by Phil Brown About once a week, from November into March, the BBC offers field trips to Gloucester and/or Rockport on Cape [...]

Remembering Bill Drummond

We lost legendary and much-loved trip leader, Bill Drummond, 76, on October 30, 2019. Bill Drummond was a cornerstone and driving force behind the success of the Brookline Bird Club for many years.  He served [...]

2020 Young Birder Scholarships Announcement

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 2020 scholarships will cover the full cost [...]

Flight Calls: Exploring Massachusetts through Birds

A history of the Brookline Bird Club and stories of BBC field trips are among the explorations in John Nelson’s Flight Calls: Exploring Massachusetts through Birds, just published by the University of Massachusetts Press. John [...]

Upcoming Field Trips

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Sat 18

Belle Isle Marsh Reservation

Saturday, January 18 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Boston MA
Organizer / Leader: Matthew Nash
Sun 19

Halibut Point State Park, Rockport

Sunday, January 19 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Rockport MA
Organizer / Leader: Peter Van Demark
(978) 546-2402
Sun 19

Newburyport & vicinity

Sunday, January 19 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Newburyport MA
Organizer / Leader: Dave Williams
(781) 944-8118
Mon 20

Newburyport and Vicinity

Monday, January 20 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Newburyport MA
Organizer / Leader: Pete Gilmore
(617) 610-2477