POSTPONED TO APRIL 12 — Horn Pond, Woburn

Woburn - Horn Pond - Lake St 93 Lake Ave, Woburn, MA, United States

Let's look for early Spring migrants such as Eastern Phoebe, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Field Sparrow, and early warblers such as Palm, Pine, and Yellow-rumped. We will be hiking up the mountain so please wear appropriate footwear. Co-sponsored with the Menotomy Bird Club.

Crooked Pond

Boxford - Crooked Pond 208 Middleton Road, Boxford, MA, United States

Join us for the traditional BBC early spring walk at Crooked Pond--Bald Hill Reservation, for Winter Wren, Brown Creeper, and early spring migrants like Louisiana Waterthrush.. The trail is generally flat, muddy, and possibly icy. Dress warmly; walking sticks helpful.

Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

Harvard - Fruitlands Museum 102 Prospect Hill Rd., Harvard, MA, United States

Co-sponsored with Boxborough Birders. We will look for resident species including Indigo Bunting, Savannah Sparrow, Hermit Thrush, Scarlet Tanager, Veery, Blue-headed Vireo, Wild Turkey, American Kestrel, and a variety of warblers. Expect to walk about two miles on trails through meadows and woods, with some steep sections. Prepare for ticks. We will bird at the [...]

Belle Isle Marsh and Vicinity

East Boston - Belle Isle Parking Lot 1399 Bennington Street, Boston, MA, United States

Led by DCR staff. We will search on foot up to one mile, on flat, easy terrain for raptors, shorebirds and resident wading marsh birds at this birding hotspot and state park. Expect to move to different locations by car or bicycle. Program is often not MBTA accessible. Prepare for mosquitoes and ticks. Reasonable accommodations [...]

Great Meadows NWR, Concord

Concord - Great Meadows Concord Unit, Entrance Rd, Concord, MA, United States

This is an easy walk on level paths in search of early spring birds. Rain cancels the walk. Note that entrance fee or pass is required.

Woodcocks of Rock Meadow

Belmont - Rock Meadow 300 Mill St, Belmont, MA, United States

Come enjoy the warming evenings at scenic Rock Meadow, which each year plays host to courting American Woodcocks, with the males engaging in their spiraling sky-dance flights above the fields.

Westboro Wildlife Management Area

Westborough - Town Beach 60 Lyman Street, Westborough, MA, United States

We will hike at an easy pace through easy to moderate trails in search of early spring arrivals in a variety of marsh, field, and woodland habitats. We will check the ponds and marsh for any migrant ducks and swallows. We will hike the eastern trails until 9:45, take a short break at the parking [...]

Lynnfield Marsh

Lynnfield Marsh 127 Summer Street, Lynnfield, MA, United States

We will walk approximately 1.5 miles along an old railbed and through forest to the nearby marsh. Possible early spring migrants seen and heard during this evening walk include Marsh Wren, Sora, Virginia Rail, and American Woodcocks. We may witness Rusty Blackbirds staging to roost at one of the largest east coast flyways for this [...]

Fresh Pond Reservation, Cambridge

Cambridge - Fresh Pond - TD Bank 235 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge, MA, United States

An easy, approximately two-mile walk on paved paths around the pond.

Brooks Estate, Medford

Medford - Brooks Estate - Grove St 266 Grove St, Medford, MA, United States

Let's see what early spring migrants we can find. Co-sponsored with the Menotomy Bird Club.

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We hope to see you out birding soon!

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