Black Birders Week Field Trip! Neponset River Greenway, Mattapan to Milton (T accessible)

Boston - Neponset River Greenway, Mattapan to Milton 1674 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan, MA, United States

Everyone is welcome! Come celebrate Black Birders Week with us on an approximately 2-mile trip along the Neponset River Greenway. This is an accessible boardwalk and bike path (there is a gradual decline at the beginning of the trip). Let's help each other find beautiful birds together! Beginners encouraged as well as more experienced birders. […]

Crane Beach, Ipswich

Ipswich - Crane Beach 331 Argilla Rd, Ipswich, MA, United States

This two-mile walk in the sand is aimed at nesting Piping Plovers, Least Terns, and Bank Swallows, as well as evening singers such as Whip-poor-wills. Be prepared for mosquitoes at sunset. Co-sponsored by the Essex County Ornithological Club.

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield

Topsfield - Ipswich River MAS Sanctuary 87 Perkins Row, Topsfield, MA, United States

Walk 3 to 4 miles on slightly hilly trails to check out resident species in the Sanctuary’s woodlands, wetlands and fields. We’ll be especially looking for resident warblers, Eastern Bluebirds, up to five species of woodpeckers, Baltimore Orioles, Rose-breasted Grosbeaks, Wood Ducks, Glossy Ibis, and perhaps an owl. If you haven’t tried birding by ear, [...]

Boston Nature Center

Mattapan - MAS Boston Nature Center 500 Walk Hill St, Mattapan, MA, United States

Join us to observe resident birds and spring migrants in a unique urban habitat that hosts many bird species. A BNC naturalist will help us find and identify birds through field marks, sounds, and behaviors. The walk is suitable for all levels of birders. The trails are flat and easy to walk. BNC offers bathrooms [...]

Urban Birding, Lowell

Lowell - Concord River Greenway 15 Davidson Street, Lowell, MA, United States

You don't always need to be in the woods, mountains, or at the shore to find birds. Many of these adaptable creatures find urban settings quite hospitable. We will walk along the rivers, canals, and islands of green in the mill city looking for breeding birds as they go about their business of raising the [...]

Halibut Point State Park, Rockport

Rockport - Halibut Point State Park Halibut Point State Park, Rockport, MA, United States

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

Millennium Park

West Roxbury - Millennium Park 300 Gardner Street, Boston, MA, United States

Join us to observe resident birds and spring migrants in a unique urban habitat that hosts many bird species and is an excellent location for finding rarities. A BNC naturalist will help us find and identify birds through field marks, sounds, and behaviors. The walk is suitable for all levels of birders (novice to advanced). [...]

Millennium Park

West Roxbury - Millennium Park 300 Gardner Street, Boston, MA, United States

Join us to observe resident birds and spring migrants in a unique urban habitat that hosts many bird species and is an excellent location for finding rarities. A BNC naturalist will help us find and identify birds through field marks, sounds, and behaviors. The walk is suitable for all levels of birders (novice to advanced). [...]

Millennium Park

West Roxbury - Millennium Park 300 Gardner Street, Boston, MA, United States

Join us to observe resident birds and spring migrants in a unique urban habitat that hosts many bird species and is an excellent location for finding rarities. A BNC naturalist will help us find and identify birds through field marks, sounds, and behaviors. The walk is suitable for all levels of birders (novice to advanced). [...]

Millennium Park

West Roxbury - Millennium Park 300 Gardner Street, Boston, MA, United States

Join us to observe resident birds and spring migrants in a unique urban habitat that hosts many bird species and is an excellent location for finding rarities. A BNC naturalist will help us find and identify birds through field marks, sounds, and behaviors. The walk is suitable for all levels of birders (novice to advanced). [...]

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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