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
February 25, 2016
"Bird Attracting: Covering all the Basics."
Bill Gill, lifelong birder and proprietor of Blisscapes Landscape Design & Nursery in South Dartmouth, will talk about what to plant to attract birds to your yard. Design of your gardens and water features and your choice of shrubs, trees and flowers affect which birds you will see in the warm weather and will also enhance helping the birds through the winter.
March 24, 2016
Lauren Miller-Donnelly, Property Manager, South Coast Sanctuaries, MassAudubon will be presenting on the grassland bird project
April 28, 2016
Migrating Birds workshop
May 26, 2016
Will present some of his wonderful local bird photos
June 23, 2016
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 email@example.com.
Saturday, February 13, 8:00 a.m.--Fairhaven Favorites
Fairhaven offers a variety of habitats for wintering birds. The club will be exploring
many of these areas.
Sunday, February 21, 8:00 a.m. --Mattapoisett Land Trust property
The club will be exploring new places to bird this year, the first of which is property
of the Mattapoisett Land Trust.
Sunday, March 13, 8:00 a.m--Lakeville Ponds
The Lakeville ponds provide a great place to view a variety of ducks as well as
homes for Bald Eagles.
Wednesday, March 23--Woodcock Walk, location and time TBD
The amazing call and fluttering of the American Woodcock brings excitement at
this time of year. Donít forget your flashlights for this annual tradition.
Saturday, March 26, 8:00 a.m.--Shaw Road, Fairhaven
Shaw Road continues to provide one of the few places in the area for seeing
grassland birds such as the Eastern Meadowlark and Horned Lark.
Sunday, April 10, 7:30 a.m.--Piping Plover & Others Walk
The club will be exploring the area for the first Piping Plovers of the year.
Saturday, April 30, 7:30 a.m.--Long Road, Fairhaven
A wonderful place to a see a variety of birds.
Saturday, May 7, 6:30 a.m.--Spring Migration Walk at Mt. Auburn Cemetery
Letís see how many warblers and other migrants we can count up at this famous
birding landmark. Plan on bringing your lunch. The trip lasts until early afternoon.
Please email or call Justin if you plan on attending.
Sunday, May 22, 7:30 a.m.--Warbler Walk
The tri-county area offers some unique places to see migrating birds. Join us
during peak migration.
Sunday, June 5, 7:00 a.m.--Eastover Farm, Rochester with the Paskamansett Bird Club
Leader Bill Gil, Paskamansett Bird Club
Explore the grassy fields of Rochester as we look for Bluebirds, Bobolinks,
warblers, and others.
Saturday, June 11, 7:30 a.m.--Membersí Choice
The last walk of the year - members choice for exploring.
Answer is here
Field Trip Results available on our birdblog