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Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

MA

We will make our way down Plum Island's Refuge Road during this late fall season, looking for and observing winter resident ducks, raptors and other birds.  We will meet at Lot 1, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. Be prepared for cold, wintry weather!

Early Birding around Athol

MA

Join Jeff Johnstone for this look at local fall migrating birds. 7:30 am until done. Call to reserve your spot with Jeff Johnstone – 978-249-9052.  This event is co-sponsored by the Athol Bird and Nature Club and an opportunity for them to share some of their local habitats with their eastern Mass friends.

Ashby & Townsend – Open to All

MA

We'll explore a few spots for nesting warblers, juncos, sapsuckers, and probably butterflies & dragonflies. Sites likely will include the northern slope of Mt. Watatic and Willard Brook State Forest. Preregistration is not required for this trip.  

Franklin Park – Overlook Ruins & Bear Cages, Boston – Preregistration Required

MA

Beginners welcome and encouraged. We will look for early spring migrants in the Overlook Ruins section of Franklin Park. Loaner binoculars generously provided by Mass Audubon's Boston Nature Center. Please contact the leader at justinehanson@gmail.com by Thursday, April 29 to request a pair. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. [...]

Chandler Pond, Brighton and Vicinity – Preregistration Required

MA

We will look for early arriving Yellow Warblers that nest here and other migrants in a leisurely walk around the pond. Possible extension to another location if the pond is not too birdy. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and attendance is limited. Register for this Field Trip

Fruitlands Museum, Harvard – Preregistration Required

MA

Co-sponsored with Boxborough Birders. We will look for local avian residents and early migrants. Expect to walk about two miles on trails through meadows and woods, with some steep sections. Prepare for ticks. We will bird at the meeting location for about 30 minutes so any latecomers can catch up. NOTE: This trip requires all [...]

Scituate to Plymouth – CANCELLED

MA

Due to predicted weather this trip has been cancelled. A total of 70 species is routine on this trip. We should be able to find a combination of land birds, freshwater ducks, and ocean birds with relatively little driving. Co-sponsored with the South Shore Bird Club. NOTE: This trip requires all participants to register, and [...]

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