Bird-a-thon Teams & Team Captains

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2021 Teams

Birders and nature enthusiasts of all experience levels are welcome!

To learn more about joining a particular team, contact a Team Captain. For general information about Bird-a-thon—or if you're unsure which team you would like to join—contact us by email or call 781-259-2136.

Team Captain(s)

Boston Wildlife Sanctuaries

Boston Nature Center (BNC)

Julie Brandlen (email, 617-983-8500 x6901)
Adam Leiterman (email, 617-983-8500 x6908)

Cape Cod Wildlife Sanctuaries

Long Pasture • Wellfleet Bay

Chris Walz (email, 508-362-7475)
Peggy Sagan (email)
Mark Faherty (email, 508-349-2615 x6110)

Central Sanctuaries

Broad Meadow Brook • Wachusett Meadow

Alison O'Hare (email, 978-464-2712 x8708)
Cindy Dunn (email, 978-464-2712 x8707)
Martha Gach (email, 508-753-6087 x5022)

Coastal Waterbird Program

Kathy Parsons (email, 508-362-7475 x9351)

Gordon's Gaggle

Mass Audubon HQ

Henrietta Yelle (email, 781-259-2131)
Emily Sabo (email, 781-259-2136)
Lindsay Clemens (email, 781-259-2123)

Islands Wildlife Sanctuaries

Felix Neck • Nantucket

Liz Cosgrove (email, 508-627-4850 x9401)
Sam Kefferstan (email, 508-228-9208)

Metro South Wildlife Sanctuaries

Blue Hills • Moose Hill • MABA • Stony Brook

Vin Zollo (email, 781-784-5691)
Owen Cunningham (email, 781-821-8853 x9103)

Metro West Wildlife Sanctuaries

Broadmoor • Drumlin Farm • Habitat

Pam Sowizral (email, 781-259-2205)
Elissa Landre (email, 508-655-2296 x7301)

North Shore Wildlife Sanctuaries

Ipswich River • Joppa Flats

Amy Weidensaul (email, 978-887-9264 x7701)
Melissa Vokey (email, 978-462-9998 x6803)

Science & Bird Conservation*

Margo Mercer (email, 781-259-2192)

South East Wildlife Sanctuaries

Allens Pond • North Shore • Oak Knoll • Tidmarsh

Lauren Kras (email, 508-927-1200 x 6310)
Carrie Sweigart (email, 508-927-1200 x 6315)

West Wildlife Sanctuaries

Arcadia • Pleasant Valley

Carolyn Cushing (email, 413-584-3009)
Zach Adams (email, 413-637-0320 x8359)


Becky Gilles (email, 603-899-5589 x3701)

*Includes the following programs: Bertrand Chair, Bird Conservation, Ecological Extension Service, Ecological Management, & Important Bird Areas