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BBC 2024 trips to Lake Umbagog, NH

Brookline Bird Club’s 2024 Trips to the Lake Umbagog, NH Region - In early June two groups of BBC members had the opportunity to explore the region near Lake Umbagog in northern New Hampshire.  We stayed at the Errol Motel in “downtown” Errol, NH.  All of our meals were kindly provided by the ladies of [...]

BBC 2024 trips to Lake Umbagog, NH2024-07-08T13:38:54-04:00

Celebrating Black Birders Week!

Celebrate Black Birders Week  Sunday May 26 - Saturday June 1, 2024 Black Birders Week is a week-long series of virtual and in-person events to promote equitable access to nature, to highlight Black nature enthusiasts, and to increase the visibility of Black birders, who face unique challenges and dangers when they are engaged in outdoor activities. Full information is [...]

Celebrating Black Birders Week!2024-05-26T11:16:34-04:00

2024 BBC scholarship winners

Congratulations to our 2024 BBC Scholarship winners, Evelyn and John! The Brookline Bird Club Conservation and Education Committee is pleased to announce our two annual Bill Drummond Young Birder Scholarship recipients, Evelyn Jones of Lunenburg and John Wysocki of Hamilton. These scholarships cover the full cost ($1690) of the Coastal Maine Bird Studies for Teens [...]

2024 BBC scholarship winners2024-04-28T13:26:09-04:00

Shorebirds and Horseshoe Crabs need your help!

Interested in taking action to protect horseshoe crabs in Massachusetts? Migrating shorebirds depend on their eggs for critical migration fuel and there are multiple ways you can get involved as a concerned citizen: Take action today!- Share comments on a current proposal to list the Horseshoe Crab as a Species of Special ConcernComments are [...]

Shorebirds and Horseshoe Crabs need your help!2024-04-21T11:16:25-04:00

Nuttall Club special event with Peter Kaestner

Peter Kaestner in his Search for 10,000 Species of Birds in the World - A Special Event Sponsored by the Nuttall Ornithological Club Peter Kaestner after seeing his 10,000th world bird species in the Philippines. The Nuttall Ornithological Club, the oldest ornithological club in America, founded in 1873 by Willliam Brewster in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is [...]

Nuttall Club special event with Peter Kaestner2024-04-16T22:02:48-04:00

Camp Edwards Grassland Bird Tours

The Massachusetts Army National Guard’s Natural Resource Program is hosting grassland bird tours in May on Camp Edwards. This is an unusual opportunity for avid birders, naturalists and photographers to walk through the Camp Edwards grasslands on a guide-led tour. There are several hundred acres of grassland managed on Camp Edwards at Joint Base Cape [...]

Camp Edwards Grassland Bird Tours2024-04-16T11:49:15-04:00

BBC daily field trips to Mount Auburn are back!

It’s that time of year again! The Brookline Bird Club will be leading daily birding trips through Mount Auburn Cemetery, an oasis for migrating birds, this spring from Wednesday April 17th through Sunday May 26th 2024. All trips begin at the cemetery's main entrance gate (580 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge). Please visit our trips calendar [...]

BBC daily field trips to Mount Auburn are back!2024-04-14T23:42:21-04:00

BBC Spring 2024 Bulletin

The Brookline Bird Club's Spring 2024 Bulletin, also known as our "blue book", has arrived in member mailboxes! The spring blue book contains a wealth of information for BBC members, including upcoming meetings and our field trip programming from April 1st-June 30th. Trip descriptions include icons highlighting two new BBC series, Birding Boston and BBC [...]

BBC Spring 2024 Bulletin2024-04-02T13:03:42-04:00

Summer 2024 pelagics: register today!

Our 2024 overnight pelagic trips are now open for registration! This August, the Brookline Bird Club will be running two back-to-back trips on Saturday-Sunday August 24-25 and then Monday-Tuesday August 26-27. If you have the flexibility to sign up for the weekday August 26-27 trip, please do. The second of the back-to-back trips should have [...]

Summer 2024 pelagics: register today!2024-03-27T13:05:31-04:00

Avian Flu: BBC webinar recording & resources

Avian Flu: BBC webinar recording & resources On March 19th 2024, the Brookline Bird Club hosted a webinar on avian flu by presenter Dr. Wendy Puryear from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. Dr. Puryear studies how viruses are maintained, spread, and evolve in wild animals, and her current research focus is [...]

Avian Flu: BBC webinar recording & resources2024-03-21T23:16:26-04:00
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