Field List of the Birds of Essex County, MA
Seventh Edition, 2002
Member's Night 2012
A recent list of birds seen in Essex County
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Club decal featuring
ECOC American Kestrel
Nest Box Program
Essex County Ornithological Club Calendar
Friday, Dec. 13, 7:45 pm
Birding with a Wildlife Veterinarian: Some Observations of the Normal and Abnormal
ECOC meeting 7:30–7:45 pm
Find out what Tufts wildlife veterinarian Dr. Mark Pokras sees when he looks at birds. Pokras will discuss some of the many interesting cases he’s encountered over the years. He’ll also present some current and emerging threats to wild birds and talk about how birders can play important roles as environmental detectives, whether it’s at the backyard feeder or on extended birding adventures. Co-sponsored by PEM.
Morse Auditorium, Peabody Essex Museum (main entrance). Free and open to the public.
Directions to the Peabody Essex Museum
The Peabody Essex Museum is located at the corner of Essex St. and Liberty St., in downtown Salem, MA. Both Morse Auditorium and the Art & Nature Center are in the main museum building. Note: if severe weather is forecast, please call 978-745-1876 to confirm that the ECOC event is still on.
Friday evening, Oct. 11
Clubhouse Event at Riverbend (directions below)
5-6 pm -- join Jim Berry on a bird walk around the property (meet at IRWA building)
6:00–7:30 pm — buffet dinner*
Gather with fellow ECOC members at a fun and
relaxing Clubhouse event in a beautiful location!
Come early to walk the ½ mile trail
down to the river and back, explore the property’s Greenscape
Demonstrations area, or just come to enjoy dinner overlooking the
and dessert provided courtesy of ECOC member John Le Jeune
(clam chowder, vegetarian chili, salad,
bread, and dessert | bring your own beverage).
RSVP to John Le Jeune at
or 978-852-6795, so he can plan for food.
Address and Directions to Riverbend (Ipswich River Watershed Assoc. headquarters)
143 County Road (aka Route 1A)
From points south:
From points north:
Turn into the driveway and go straight to the end
(there are two houses on the driveway; the IRWA headquarters is the
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· Please support ECOC programs for 2013-14 by renewing your membership today! Membership/renewal form available online at www.massbird.org/ecoc.
· ECOC president is Jim McCoy: 978-578-7076 | email@example.com.
· ECOC vice president and program coordinator is Janey Winchell: 978-542- 1627 | firstname.lastname@example.org.
· View club activities online at www.massbird.org/ecoc.
Ø The “Field List of Birds of Essex County” is online at www.massbird.org/ecoc.
Ø New! check out the ECOC Kestrel Nest Box program at http://massbird.org/ecoc/Kestrel2013.htm.