Essex County Birdwatching Meanders - D


Withers Conservation Area, West Newbury


Carol Decker - Former Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Director






Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.

Spring migration is underway and there is so much to see. Join us for one or more of these bird walks, which focus on bird songs, territorial diplays, and field identification.

April 26: Session A, Dodge Reservation, Rowley
May 3: Session B, Indian Hill Conservation Area, West Newbury (aka Cherry Hill Reservoir)
May 10: Session C, John J. Donovan Reservation, South Hamilton
May 24: Session D, Withers Conservation Area, West Newbury
May 31: Session E, Castle Neck River Reservation, Ipswich

Instructions and Directions:

Meet at Withers Conservation Area, which shares a driveway at 443 Middle Street in West Newbury. Access Middle Street from Garden Street because Plummer Spring Road is closed. Park on the right hand side of Middle Street facing the reservoir.

Wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather and the terrain with moderate inclines and potentially muddy trails. Bring a field guide, binoculars, and a scope if you have one. Bathroom facilities will not available during this program.

Mass Audubon Cancellation Policy: If you wish to withdraw less than seven days prior to the program, refunds cannot be issued. If we cancel the program, you will be refunded in full.

Registration is required.

Meeting Place:

Withers Conservation Area, West Newbury
Email [email protected] for more information.