Friday Morning Birdwatching

January 13, 2023 (Friday) 8:30-11:30am


Cape Ann


Dave Williams - Birder Naturalist






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

Welcome to birdwatchers of all skills and levels! Venture to a variety of locations around Essex County and take some time to observe a rich variety of birdlife. We'll travel by van and carpool to focus our three-hour field trip on the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island, the Merrimack River estuary, and other locations around Essex County.

Please note that the program meets from 8:00 to 11:00 am through November and 8:30 to 11:30 am starting in December.

October 21: Newburyport & vicinity
October 28: Newburyport & vicinity

November 4: Newburyport & vicinity
November 11: Newburyport & vicinity
November 18: Newburyport & vicinity
November 25: Newburyport & vicinity

December 2: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
December 9: Newburyport & vicinity
December 16: Cape Ann
December 23: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

January 6: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
January 13: Cape Ann
January 20: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
January 27: Hampton Beach State Park to Salisbury State Reservation

February 3: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
February 10: Greater Boston
February 17: Salisbury State Reservation
February 24: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

March 3: Cape Ann
March 10: Newburyport & vicinity
March 17: Cape Ann
March 24: Leader's Choice
March 31: Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Instructions and Directions:

Meet at the Jodrey State Fish Pier, 2 State Fish Pier, Gloucester. 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 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.

Registration is required.

Meeting Place:

Cape Ann
Email [email protected] for more information.