Venture to different hot spots around Essex County with a skilled naturalist to observe a variety of birdlife. March and April are good months to welcome newly arrived migrants from the south. During these walks, we'll search for Northern Shoveler, American Woodcock, Osprey, Gray Catbird, Chipping Sparrow, Pine Warbler, and many more.
3/5: Cape Ann (Gloucester/Rockport)
3/12: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge (Newbury)
3/19: Cape Ann
3/26: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
4/2: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
4/9: Newburyport and vicinity
4/16: Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary (Topsfield)
4/23: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
4/30: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, Newburyport. Bring binoculars and a field guide to birds. Wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather and terrain.
PLEASE NOTE: This program will be conducted in accordance with current Municipal, State, and Mass Audubon Covid-19 protocols. Groups are limited to 10 preregistered adults. Participants are required to wear a face covering and follow social distancing guidelines. Mass Audubon cannot loan field equipment at this time. A detailed confirmation letter will be emailed 24 hours before the program.
Joppa Flats Cancellation Policy: Please notify us at least 24 hours before this program if you must cancel. If you cancel less than 24 hours ahead, we can only offer a refund or credit if we subsequently fill your space. We cannot transfer your payment to another registration with less than 24 hours' notice.