Calendar

For full details of upcoming walks and other events, please join the Boxborough Birders Group email listEvents in italics are organized by other groups, but may be of interest to Boxborough Birders.

Walk Guidelines:

  • Limit of ten per walk including leader(s).  Sign-up with the leader of the walk when his/her email is sent to the Boxborough Birders announcing the walk.
  • No sharing of spotting scopes or equipment unless a family member.
  • The leaders will wear a mask and all participants are asked to wear masks when we are grouped together, walking a narrow trail, etc. even though we are outside.
  • These guidelines will be reviewed as the pandemic evolves.

February 18–21
Great Backyard Bird Count – participate in a global project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real time

Saturday, April 2
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard
7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Co-sponsored with Boxborough Birders/Brookline Bird Club. We will look for local avian residents and early migrants. Expect to walk about two miles on trails through meadows and woods, with some steep sections. Prepare for ticks. We will bird at the meeting location (top parking area) for about 30 minutes so any latecomers can catch up.
Trip Leaders: Rita Grossman, (617) 834-7369, rgibesgrosman@gmail.com and
Sandy Oxley, (978) 270-1057, cassandra.oxley@gmail.com

May 13–14
Mass Audubon’s Bird-a-thon

Saturday, May 21
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard
7:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Co-sponsored with Boxborough Birders/Brookline Bird Club. We will look for resident species including Indigo Bunting, Savannah Sparrow, Hermit Thrush, Scarlet Tanager, Veery, Blue-headed Vireo, Wild Turkey, American Kestrel, and a variety of warblers. Expect to walk about two miles on trails through meadows and woods, with some steep sections. Prepare for ticks. We will bird at the meeting location (top parking area) for about 30 minutes so any latecomers can catch up.
Trip Leaders: Rita Grossman, (617) 834-7369, rgibesgrosman@gmail.com and
Sandy Oxley, (978) 270-1057, cassandra.oxley@gmail.com

Saturday, June 18
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard
7:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Co-sponsored with Boxborough Birders/Brookline Bird Club. We will look for local avian residents and early arrivals. Expect to walk about two miles on trails through meadows and woods, with some steep sections. Prepare for ticks. We will bird at the meeting location (top parking area) for about 30 minutes so any latecomers can catch up.
Trip Leaders: Rita Grossman, (617) 834-7369, rgibesgrosman@gmail.com and
Sandy Oxley, (978) 270-1057, cassandra.oxley@gmail.com

TBD
Chris
tmas Bird Count


See also New England Birding Calendar

Safety
During hunting season, wear orange when birding on properties that allow hunting or that abut land where hunting is or may be allowed (many parcels in Boxborough and surrounding towns).  Check out these links for more info:

Code of Ethics