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Myles Standish Forest, Carver – Preregistration Required

Myles Standish Forest 181 Cranberry Rd, Carver, MA

A serene way to end the day with Prairie Warblers and Hermit Thrushes reluctantly giving way to Whip-poor-wills and, perhaps, Northern Saw-whet Owls. Target endangered breeding species: Whip-poor-will. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. Register for this Field Trip  

Mt. Greylock – Open to All

Mount Greylock Visitors Center 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough, MA

This will be an exciting trip with the occasional surprise. Mourning Warbler has always been a specialty of this trip. Enjoy the warblers and other neotropical migrants we observed during spring migration. Co-sponsored by the South Shore Bird Club. This trip will end around 3pm, then reconvene for dinner and an evening trip to Post [...]

October Mountain – Open to All

October Mountain - Lenox 380 New Lenox Rd, Lenox, MA

This trip has more diversity than the prior day’s as we begin along the Housatonic River WMA and make our way over October Mountain. Multiple habitats make this trip more diversified than the Greylock trip. Co-sponsored by the South Shore Bird Club. Target endangered breeding species: American Bittern, Mourning Warbler. Preregistration is not required for [...]

Quabbin Reservoir

Quabbin Reservoir - Gate 10 235 Daniel Shays Hwy, Pelham, MA

Join Glenn on a 5-to-6-mile walk through a very birdy area with species ranging from Broad-winged Hawk to Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Blue-headed Vireo, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Scarlet Tanager, Baltimore Oriole, and lots of stuff in between. (Maybe a moose or a bobcat!) Co-sponsored with the South Shore Bird Club.

Plymouth Beach

Plymouth Beach 391 Ryder Way, Plymouth, MA

We will walk the beach for shorebirds and nesting terns. Shorebird migration should be in full motion. Terns should be feeding almost-fledged young. Co-sponsored with the SSBC and Friends of Myles Standish State Forest.

Shorebirds, Squantum

Squantum - Mosswetusset Hummock Quincy, MA

We will review the shorebirds in the pans during high tide.

Outer Cape Cod

Bourne - Commuter Lot, Scusset Beach Rd 7 Meetinghouse Ln, Sagamore Beach, MA

All Day. This trip should record close to 100 species covering Canada Goose through House Sparrow, both of which might be missed. Co-sponsored with the South Shore Bird Club.

Leader’s Choice–South of Boston

Leader's Choice - South of Boston

The trip leader will monitor recent sightings and select the birdiest spots. Contact leader after November 24 for details on the meeting time and location. Co-sponsored with the South Shore Bird Club.

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