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 blends personal field experiences, history, literature, recent scientific research, and humor as he takes readers in search of birds to Cape Ann, the Great Marsh, Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cape Cod, Quabbin Reservoir, Mt. Wachusett, and other Massachusetts destinations. The final chapter focuses on bird conser