The Nasketucket Bird Club was founded in 2006 under the auspices of the Mattapoisett Land Trust and is now a separate organization.

Meets every 4th Thursday of the month at 7 pm. Mattapoisett Public Library unless otherwise noted.

Annual membership is $10. New members are always welcome.

"We're not just bird-friendly, we're friendly birders"

Miscellaneous
Links

Massbird
A big thank-you to them for hosting our website. They also have a list of bird clubs.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Must see -- check out the nest cams! You won't believe your eyes!

MassAudubon Includes many birding pages and atlases


Partner Bird Clubs
Land Trusts

Mattapoisett Land Trust
Their newsletter, The Heron, is online and you can sign up to have the newsletter sent by email.

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Fairhaven Acushnet Land Preservation Trust
Find new places to explore
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Sippican Land Trust
Various and Sundry

Ruby-throated Hummingbirds
Check on their progress north

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Woodcreeper.com Keep tabs on bird migrations
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The Feather Atlas
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Books

Birdwatcher's General Store on the Cape has lots of hilarious articles.

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Google Books :
Search Google Books to find old books on birds (or anything else) that are in the public domain.
email [email protected] for information or comments

email [email protected] for President Justin Barrett

Logo by Justin Barrett
Thanks to Massbird.org for hosting our website!

Carolyn's websites and bird pages

Find us on Facebook

Next Meeting

Thursday, January 23 at 7PM

Movie Night!
Crimson Tide: The mysterious lives of flamingos are captured on film with a birds-eye view of the animals living in Africa

Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow St., Mattapoisett, MA


Upcoming Walks:

Meeting Place: Park & Ride, North Street, Mattapoisett unless otherwise noted. All welcome.Trips generally last two to three hours. If weather is questionable on a walk day, please call the trip leader.
Trip info: Justin Barrett, (774) 207-8515 or [email protected]

  • Saturday, January 11, 9:00AM, Duck Waddle with the Sippican Lands Trust
    Winter is a great time for ducks. We’ll be exploring Sippican Land Trust property along with other hot spots in Marion looking for ducks. Meet at Silvershell Beach parking area. Co-lead by Sippican Lands Trust.

  • Sunday, January 26, 8:00AM, Duck and Winter Bird Walk
    We’ll be exploring the tri-county area for ducks and other wintering bird

  • Saturday, February 8, 7:15AM, Scusset Beach and Cape Cod Canal area
    The Cape Cod Canal area provides a variety of habitats ideal for watching sea ducks, Horned Larks, and a variety of sparrows and other birds. The club will be stopping by a couple other hot spots in the area as well.

  • Sunday, February 23, 8:00AM Winter Bird Walk with the South Shore Bird Club, Fairhaven
    Meet at McDonald's at the intersection of Rte. 6 (aka Huttleston Ave.) and Alden Road in Fairhaven, 14 Plaza Way (near Staples). Walk will last most of the day. Contact Carolyn Longworth at [email protected] Walk led by Carolyn Longworth and Glenn d’Entremont from SSBC.

  • Sunday, March 1, 8:00AM, Quequechan River, Fall River
    A quick drive down the highway to Fall River, we’ll be exploring Quequechan River for rare waterfowl and other late wintering birds.

  • Monday, March 16, Time TBD, Woodcock Walk, Egypt Lane, Fairhaven
    Joint walk with Paskamansett Bird Club The amazing call and fluttering of the American Woodcock brings excitement at this time of year. Don’t forget your flashlights for this annual tradition. Co-lead with the Paskamansett Bird Club.

  • Saturday, March 28, 8:00AM, Member’s Choice
    Members get to choose the location of this late March walk. A great time for newly arriving Osprey as well as early migrants such as Red-winged Blackbirds.

  • Saturday, April 4, 8:00AM, Hartley Pond/Rochester
    Joint walk with Paskamansett Bird Club Carol Molander will help us explore the 7 pond complex and surrounding area for spring migrants. Meeting location TBD.

  • Sunday, April 26, 7:30AM, Old Aucoot, Mattapoisett
    The club will be exploring this rarely explored Mattapoisett Land Trust. If time is available the club with also bird nearby areas.

  • Sunday, May 3, 7:00AM, Burrage Pond, Hanson
    The club is always exploring new places to bird, and this 1,600+ acre area is always a gem for birds.

  • Saturday, May 9, Bird Walk with Sippican Lands Trust
    More information as event is closer. May 15 and 16, Mass Audubon’s Bird-a-Thon

  • Saturday, May 30, 7:00AM, Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary
    We will be birding this beautiful former-cranberry bog property recently opened to the public and managed by Mass Audubon.

  • Saturday, June 6, 7:30AM, TBD Location TBD