Nature & Wildlife

In Massachusetts, each season presents new and exciting opportunities to explore and understand our ever-changing landscape and its inhabitants. Here you can find information about commonly encountered wildlife and invasive plants. Want to learn more? Sign up for an upcoming program.

House Finch or Purple Finch?

Male purple finch

Some birds, like the house finch and purple finch, are tricky to ID because they look so similar. Read our tips to learn how to identify some of the most easily-confused birds that are common in Massachusetts. Learn More > 


Common Spring & Summer Birds

Common Spring & Summer Birds

Singing Bird

Spring and summer are great seasons to go birding! Learn more about warm weather birds found in Massachusetts.


Get Outdoors

Two people walking

Mass Audubon's wildlife sanctuaries offer a wide variety of programs. Whether you're new to nature or an outdoors aficionado, there's something for everyone. Find a Program