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Our field trips are led by experienced birder Richard Bielawski.  For additional information you can contact Richard at rbielawski@mac.com.  Meet at the Exit 7 Park & Ride, on the hill behind Fireside Inn and Suites in Nashua or contact Richard Bielawski for directions.


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Saturday, September 14, 2019    7am-4:30pm:   Plum Island

Parker River National Wildlife Refuse occupies the Southern 7 miles of Plum Island.  We will be looking for migrating songbirds, late shorebirds and early ducks. Bring a lunch for the day. (NOTE: there is a $5/car entrance fee and pets are not allowed on the refuge).

Saturday Oct. 19, 2019      7:30am-3:30pm:  Odiorne Point and the NH Coastline. 

We will be looking for wintering waterfowl (loons, grebes, sea ducks) from Odiorne Point south to Hampton Beach State Park. Bring binoculars, a scope, and lunch.

Saturday Nov. 16, 2019     7:30am-3:30pm:  Cape Ann and Gloucester, MA. 

Come join us as we explore the other Cape of Massachusetts.  We will be looking for migrating sea birds from Halibut Point and other areas in Cape Ann. Bring binoculars and a scope if you have one. Also pack a lunch and dress WARMLY. To learn more about Halibut Point, go to  http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/northeast/halb.htm

Saturday Dec. 28, 2019       All or part day:  Audubon Christmas Bird Count. 

The Nashaway Chapter will be participating in the 119th annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC). We will be counting birds by night and day then tallying our sightings over dinner at 5pm in Hollis ($5 donation for dinner). If you are familiar with bird identification and would like to participate, either as a feeder counter or in the field, contact Richard Bielawski. Groups will be assigned specific areas within our 15 mile diameter count circle centered near the Nashua Hollis border, then working those areas on their own.