for local birdsA big thank-you to them for hosting our website. They also have a list of bird clubs and birders' pages.
Cornell Lab of
All About Birds
Must see -- check out the nest cams! You won't believe your eyes!
Visit the properties owned by the Mattapoisett Land
Trust. Their newsletter, The Heron, is online and you can sign up
to have the newsletter sent by email.
Visit the Fairhaven Acushnet Land Preservation Trust and find new places to explore
Mass Audubon's Birding on the Internet page
Bird Atlas of Massachusetts
Various and Sundry
Track the Ruby-throated
Hummingbirds on their migration back to us!
Keep tabs on bird migrations
Download a PDF file on Backyard Bird Feeding from Cornell. (One of my pics
is in it)
Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection!
Birdwatcher's General Store on the Cape has lots of
hilarious articles. Check their new book
Google Books :
Search Google Books to find old books on birds (or anything else) that
are in the public domain.
Selections from the works of Arthur
Cleveland Bent -- tons of information
Fun bird and
nature stuff for kids at the Waterford Press website. Click on
games and activities.
for information or comments
for President Justin Barrett
Logo by Carolyn
Thanks to Massbird.org for hosting our website!
websites and bird pages
We hope everyone is enjoying this summer's birding. Watch this site for our fall and winter meeting schedule.
Meeting Place: Park & Ride, North Street, Mattapoisett unless otherwise noted. All welcome.
If weather is questionable on a walk day, please call the trip leader.
Trip info: Justin Barrett, (774) 207-8515 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, August 13, 7:30 a.m.--Shorebird Walk
Hunting for shorebirds in Mattapoisett
- Saturday, September 10, 7:30 AM, Shorebird Walk
Mattapoisett offers a rich shoreline made for migrating shorebirds. We’ll be exploring a few
of the locations for shorebirds and other migrating birds.
- Sunday, September 25, 7:30 AM, Fairhaven Favorites
We’ll be birding some of the local favorites of members in Fairhaven.
- Saturday, October 1, 6:30 AM, Plum Island, Newburyport
A favorite among birders on the North Shore! Plum Island hosts a variety of habitats for birds
including beaches, salt marshes, tidal flats, and fields. Plan on bringing your lunch, as the trip
lasts until early afternoon. Please email or call Priscilla if you plan on attending. Trip will
start at 8:00 AM at Plum Island.
- Sunday, October 16, 7:30 AM, Cumberland Farms, Middleboro
A wonderful place to see sparrows and a variety of species. Cumberland Farms is an IBA,
Important Bird Area, and is the largest open grassland in southeastern Massachusetts.
- Sunday, November 6, 8:00 AM - Mattapoisett/Marion - New places to bird!
Have a new place the club hasn’t been for birding in Mattapoisett or Marion? Make a
suggestion or come out to discover the hidden favorites of the group.
- Saturday, November 19, 8:00 AM - Sconticut Neck, Fairhaven
Sconticut Neck provides a view of birds on the move. We’ll be moving along the peninsula to
see what birds we can find.
- Saturday, December 3, 8:00 AM - Member’s Choice
Members choice for exploring.
- December 17 - Annual Christmas Bird Count and Potluck
Join us in this annual tradition as we count birds for the National Audubon Society.
A potluck will follow the count. Lots of fun! Learn more at:
Big Bird was actually
chasing smaller bird from nest area
Big bird, smaller bird
Field Trip Results available on our birdblog