Come birdwatching with us on a Saturday morning! Essex County is an especially exciting place to find a wide variety of birds throughout the year. We'll take two hours to explore the most interesting birdwatching locations each time, focusing on the ever-changing birds of the season as they migrate through our area.
All experience levels welcome!
Please note that this program meets from 8:00-10:00 am through November and 9:00-11:00 am starting in December.
October 29: Newburyport & vicinity
November 19: Newburyport & vicinity
December 3: Newburyport & vicinity
December 24: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge (PRNWR)
January 14: Salisbury State Reservation
March 4: Newburyport & vicinity
March 11: PRNWR
March 25: Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield
Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center. From there we will travel by Mass Audubon vans and carpool. Carpooling is highly encouraged for those who do not wish to travel in a Mass Audubon vehicle.
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 required in Mass Audubon vehicles. Masks are not required indoors if a county is noted as having moderate or low levels of transmission, but they are required if county levels are high. Otherwise, masks indoors and outdoors are optional.
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 refund in full.