Plum Island

Parker River NWR - Lot #1 Refuge Rd., Newbury, MA, MA, United States

We will be looking for Shorebirds and Fall migrants. We will drive and walk to various places on the Refuge. Note that an entrance fee or pass is required. Restrooms available.

Plum Island

Parker River NWR - Lot #1 Refuge Rd., Newbury, MA, MA, United States

We will be walking the North Pool dike as well as visiting other spots. Note that an entrance fee or pass is required. Restrooms available.

The Lakes of Wakefield and Lynnfield

Wakefield - Lakeside Inn Hotel 595 North Ave, Wakefield, MA, United States

We will visit several different lakes and ponds in Wakefield and Lynnfield primarily looking for waterfowl. There will be some walking.

North Shore Waterfowl Expedition

Topsfield Fair Grounds 207 Boston St, Topsfield, MA, United States

We will visit several different water bodies in Essex County in attempting to see as many as 25 different species of Ducks and Geese. There will be some walking. We will end up at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. Note that an entrance fee or pass is required to visit Parker River NWR.

NEW DATE – Salisbury Beach State Reservation

Salisbury Beach State Reservation

We will bird the Salisbury Beach State Park. In case of inclement weather check with leader night before trip. There will be some walking. Restrooms available. THIS TRIP WAS PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, JANUARY 14.

Cape Ann

Gloucester - Fisherman's Monument Gloucester Fisherman's Memorial, 60 Western Ave, Gloucester, MA, United States

We will search for alcids and other wintering seabirds. Be prepared for cold and windy weather. In case of inclement weather check with leader night before trip.

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery 536 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA, United States

Plum Island

Parker River NWR - Lot #1 Refuge Rd., Newbury, MA, MA, United States

We will explore various parts of the Parker River NWR in search of warblers. Note than entrance fee or pass is required. Restrooms available.

Martin Burns WMA, West Newbury.

Newbury - Martin Burns WMA Orchard Street Entrance Orchard St, Newbury, MA, United States

We will walk the three-mile loop. No restroom facilities.

BBC field trips are open to all participants. Unless otherwise stated, all trips are free to attend and do not need preregistration. You do not need to be a club member to attend, though we hope you will join. See the Field Trip FAQ for answers to general questions. Contact leaders for more details about specific trips.

We follow all policies of field trip location property owners and co-sponsoring organizations. These may include ongoing public health measures. Some participants may choose to wear a face mask for health purposes. We support their right to do so.

We hope to see you out birding soon!


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