Sorting Out Sparrows & Other LBJs - In the Field

October 22, 2022 (Saturday) 8:00am-1:00pm


Essex County, MA


Dave Williams - Birder Naturalist






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Sparrows and other "little brown jobs" (LBJs) can be confusing to many birders. Together we'll work on sparrow identification and clear up some of the confusion, as we study individual birds to distinguish characteristic field marks of various species. We'll travel by van and carpool to visit several locations that are known for locating a diversity of sparrows and other LBJs.

Instructions and Directions:

Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center. From there we will travel by Mass Audubon vans. Bring binoculars, a field guide to birds, and a scope if you have one. Wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather and terrain.

Masks are optional indoors and outdoors; they are required in Mass Audubon vehicles. Anyone wishing to travel in a Mass Audubon vehicle must bring their vaccination record (actual or photo) for visual confirmation. Carpooling is encouraged for those who do not wish to travel in a Mass Audubon vehicle.

Mass Audubon cancellation policy: If you wish to withdraw less than seven days prior to the program, refunds cannot be issued. If Mass Audubon cancels the program, you will receive a full refund.

Registration is required.

Meeting Place:

Essex County, MA
Email [email protected] for more information.