Steering Committee


Trip Schedule

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Saturday, May 21
Dunback Meadow, Lexington
We’ll be on the lookout for a variety of migrants and breeding birds: warblers, swallows, vireos, and many more. Meet at Allen Street entrance. 7:00 - 9:00AM Bobbie Hodson

Sunday, May 29
Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord
We’ll look for Marsh birds with rails and Least Bittern our main targets.  Note that an entrance fee or pass is required.  Meet at the Refuge parking lot off Monsen Road (off Route 62) in Concord. 6:30 AM – Noon Jason Forbes .

Monday, May 30
Breeders and Migrants: Middlesex Fells
In late May the breeders have settled into the Middlesex Fells. We’ll look for Great Crested Flycatchers, Scarlet Tanagers, Indigo Buntings, Brown Thrashers and a variety of others. This is also the time of year to catch some late migrant species such as flycatchers. Meet on Playstead Road where it meets Winthrop Street in Medford. Please park on the west side in front of the cemetery. 7:00-9:30 AM. Lorraine Kaplan and Renee LaFontaine

Saturday, June 11
Breeding Birds at Sandy Beach
Sandy Beach (Charles Shannon Beach), a small DCR park at the northern end of the Mystic Lakes in Winchester, attracts a large variety of breeding birds. Orchard Orioles, Baltimore Orioles, Eastern Kingbirds, Warbling Vireos, Pine Warblers, and Chipping Sparrows are among the species that nest here every year.  Meet in the large parking lot on Mystic Valley Parkway. 7:30-8:30 AM Renee LaFontaine

Sunday, June 12
Martin Burns WMA, West Newbury
We will walk on fairly level gravel roads for 2.5 miles looking for breeding birds including Field Sparrow, Indigo Bunting, and Prairie Warbler. No restrooms available. Co-sponsored by the Brookline Bird Club. Meeting location: Martin Burns WMA, Orchard St., West Newbury. 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM Linda Ferraresso