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Belle Isle Marsh and Vicinity

Belle Isle 1399 Bennington Street, Boston, MA

This DCR Massachusetts State Park is a birding hotspot (along the Atlantic Migratory flyway) with a total yearly bird count of about 265 species. We will search for Snowy Owls and other raptors, native sparrows, finches and waterfowl. Expect to move to different locations by car or bicycle and on foot. Reasonable accommodations available upon [...]

Cape Ann

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

We will search for alcids and other wintering seabirds. Be prepared for cold and windy weather.

Dunback Meadow, Lexington

Dunback Meadow Dunback Meadow, 30 Allen St, Lexington, MA

We will look for wintering birds including raptors and may travel to nearby areas in Waltham, Lexington and Belmont depending on recent reports. Expect to walk about 3 miles on trails.

Emerald Necklace Ponds, Boston/Brookline

Olmsted Park - Daisy Field 1 Willow Pond Road, Boston, MA

We will search for waterfowl and other winter species on the ponds and in the adjacent woods. Co-sponsored by the Brookline Greenspace Alliance and the Emerald Necklace Bird Club.

Rock Meadow, Belmont

Rock Meadow - Belmont 300 Mill St, Belmont, MA

Come join us for a walk at scenic Rock Meadow, home of open fields, wetlands, ample woods & edge habitat, and public gardens which house an abundance of sparrows this time of year.  We will also cover various warbler hotspots within the Meadow which you can revisit in spring when migrants pass through.  Meet at [...]

Midweek Hunt for Alcids and Seabirds

Halibut Point State Park Halibut Point State Park, Rockport, MA

Join us for a mid-week hunt for alcids and other wintering seabirds. Be prepared for cold and windy weather.

Belle Isle Marsh and Vicinity

Belle Isle 1399 Bennington Street, Boston, MA

This DCR Massachusetts State Park is a birding hotspot (along the Atlantic Migratory flyway) with a total yearly bird count of about 265 species. We will search for Snowy Owls and other raptors, native sparrows, finches and waterfowl. Expect to move to different locations by car or bicycle and on foot. Reasonable accommodations available upon [...]

Newburyport and Vicinity

Newburyport - Cashman Park 68 Sally Snyder Way, Newburyport, MA

Join us on our annual New Year’s Day birding trip! We may also venture on to Cape Ann. Cosponsored with the Essex County Ornithological club

Arnold Arboretum, Boston

Arnold Arboretum - Main Gate 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

Start your 2022 year list off on this easy 90-minute walk from the main gate to the ponds and back. In addition to looking for winter birds we will admire the Arboretum's impressive woody plant collection. See the arboretum website at arboretum.harvard.edu for directions and a checklist of birds.

Midweek Hunt for Alcids and Seabirds

Halibut Point State Park Halibut Point State Park, Rockport, MA

Join us for a midweek hunt for alcids and other wintering seabirds. Be prepared for cold and windy weather. In case of bad weather, contact the leader the day before the trip.

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