Nashaway
A Chapter of New Hampshire Audubon

Home

Programs

Field Trips

Ponemah Bog

Helping Us

Photos


____________________________________________________________

Our field trips are led by experienced birder Richard Bielawski.  For additional information you can contact Richard at rbielawski@mac.com.
____________________________________________________________

Saturday, September 23, 2017 Plum Island 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

Parker River National Wildlife Refuse occupies the Southern seven miles of Plum Island. We will be looking for migrating ducks and late shorebirds.Bring a lunch for the day. (NOTE: there is a $5/car entrance fee and pets are not allowed on the refuse).We will meet in Nashua at the Exit 7 Park and Ride, on the hill behind the Fireside Inn. Contact Richard Bielawski

Saturday Oct. 21, 2017 Odiorne Point and the NH Coastline 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

From Odiorne Point to Hampton Beach State Park we will be looking for seabirds along the NH coast (e.g. Loons, Scoters, Eiders, Grebes, Gannets). Bring binoculars, a scope if you have one and pack a lunch.We will meet in Nashua at the Exit 7 Park and Ride, on the hill behind the Fireside Inn. Contact Richard Bielawski 

Saturday Nov. 18, 2017 Ogunquit to York, ME 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Looking for wintering waterfowl along the rocky shores of Maine. Bring a Lunch and scope if you have one.We will meet in Nashua at the Exit 7 Park and Ride, on the hill behind the Fireside Inn. Contact Richard Bielawski 

Friday Dec. 30, 2017 Annual Chapter Christmas Bird Count

The Nashaway Chapter will be participating in the 118th annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC) within a 15-mile diameter centered near the Nashua Hollis boarder.We will be counting birds by day and tallying up the sightings in the evening (5:00pm) over dinner at the Beaver Brook Brown Barn in Hollis. A small fee ($5.00) will be collected in the evening for the tally/dinner. Groups will be assigned specific count areas within the circle.No meeting place in the morning.

If you are familiar with bird identification and would like to participate, either as a feeder counter or in the field you can contact Richard Bielawski.

Saturday Feb. 24 2018 8:00am to 3:00pm Wintering Owls 

Join us as we look for Short-eared and Snowy Owls at Salisbury Beach State Park and across the river in Parker River Wildlife Refuge.  Meet us in Nashua at the Exit 7 Park & Ride, on the hill behind the Fireside Inn and Suites, or contact Richard Bielawski at rbielawski(AT)mac.com for directions.

Saturday Mar 24, 2018, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM NH Coast

From Odiorne Point to Hampton Beach State Park we will be looking for seabirds along the NH coast (e.g. Loons, Scoters, Eiders, Grebes, Gannets). Bring your scope if you have one and pack a lunch. Meet us in Nashua at the Exit 7 Park & Ride, on the hill behind the Fireside Inn and Suites, or contact Richard Bielawski at rbielawski(AT)mac.com for directions to meet at the Odiorne Point.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 7am - 4:30pm Plum Island, Newburyport, Massachusetts

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge occupies the southern 7 miles of this coastal barrier island. April is a good time to see migrating ducks and early shorebirds. 
Bring binoculars and a scope if you have one and a lunch for the day. There is a $5/car entrance fee for the refuge. Pets are not allowed on the refuge.
Meet at the Exit 7 Park & Ride, on the hill behind Fireside Inn and Suites in Nashua or contact Richard Bielawski for directions at  rbielawski@mac.com.

Saturday May 5, 2018  6:30am - 10:30am Horse Hill Nature Preserve, 184 Amherst Rd. Merrimack

We'll be hiking into Merrimack's 563 acre nature preserve, through pine and oak woodlands, and along beaver ponds. Mud season may linger here so be prepared to get your shoes or boots wet and dirty.
We will meet at 184 Amherst Rd. in Merrimack.  
Contact Richard Bielawski at rbielawski@mac.com if you need directions.

Sunday May 6 2018   6:30am - 10:30am Mine Falls Park, Nashua, Coliseum Ave

Join us as we walk through Mine Falls Park, an oasis for birds surrounded by urban and residential development, bolstered by the waters of the Nashua River.
We will meet in the parking area at the end of Coliseum Ave. in Nashua. 
Contact Richard Bielawski at  rbielawski@mac.com if you need directions.

Saturday May 12, 2018    6:30am - 10:30am Maple Hill Barn, Beaver Brook, Hollis

Beaver Brook Association’s seemingly endless trails traverse gently rolling hills, mixed woodlands, stone walls, and marshes and ponds. Beaver Brook always seems to give up a few surprises.
We will meet at the Maple Hill Barn at 117 Ridge Rd, Hollis, NH. 
Contact Richard Bielawski at rbielawski@mac.com if you need directions.