Halibut Point State Park, Rockport

Rockport - Halibut Point State Park Halibut Point State Park, Rockport

A two-hour walk, about 1.5 miles, over easy to moderate gravel roads and trails in search of seasonal specialties. Boots advisable. Restrooms are available. In case of inclement weather check with leader night before trip. Cosponsored by DCR. For more Information see: https://www.mass.gov/locations/halibut-point-state-park

Franklin Park – Scarboro Pond

We will look for warblers, orioles, and other migratory birds in the Scarboro Pond section of Franklin Park. Beginners welcome and encouraged. Expect to walk up to two miles on paved paths. Co-sponsored with the Franklin Park Coalition, Franklin Park Tennis Association, and the Emerald Necklace Bird Club. Limited number of loaner binoculars available.

Allens Pond Mass Audubon Sanctuary, Dartmouth

We will hike the Beach Loop and Quansett Trail. Mostly flat trails, but a mix of sandy, rocky, and muddy areas. We will look for migrants and breeders in a variety of habitats. If there is further interest we will continue to other nearby areas for any specialty species of interest.

Residents and Migrants at Appleton Farms

Ipswich - Appleton Farms 3 Waldingfield Road, Ipswich

Appleton Farms provides a unique blend of grassland, mixed forest, and wetland habitats that are home to a wide diversity of breeding birds. This leisurely hike will cover about three miles of easy, relatively flat terrain. Some species we are likely to see/hear include Eastern Bluebird, Bobolink, and Savannah Sparrow. Restrooms are available near the [...]

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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