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Trip Schedule

Subscribers to ArlingtonBirds should look for updates on the listserv. Non-subscribers can find information in the archives. Beginners are welcome on all trips; please participate!

Saturday, May 25
Dunback Meadow, Lexington
Join us as we explore Dunback Meadows in search of local breeding birds and some late migrant species. Meet at the Clark Middle School parking lot. 6:30-8:00 AM. Cliff Cook

Sunday, May 26
Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord
We'll look for rails and other marsh birds and hopefully have a few surprises as well.  Meeting place: Refuge parking lot on Monsen Road (off Rt. 62).  6:30-8:30 AM. Jason Forbes

Monday, May 27
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 8
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. It is the best local place to see 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