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Birding Resources

The Murmuration

Birdability

Where To Go Birding

Recommended Accessibility & Inclusion Resources

Lake Champlain Birding Trail (VT and NY)

Maine Birding Trail

Essex National Heritage Area Birding Trail, Massachusetts 

Connecticut River Birding Trail, New Hampshire And Vermont

Rhode Island Coastal Birding Trail

 

Regional Birding Trails

Where To Go Birding

Bird Observer publishes detailed accounts of birding “hotspots,” written by locals. These articles are a wonderful research that combines deep local knowledge with personal perspectives. 

eBird (MA)

IBA

WMA

 

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Acadia Birding Festival (late May)

Greater Cape Ann Chamber’s Annual Birding Boat Trip (March)

Mass Audubon Birdathon (Mid May)

Taking Flight: Birding in the Catskills (mid May)

Down East Spring Birding Festival (late May)
Trescott, ME, United States

Boston Birding Festival (late May with additional events year round)

Wings, Waves & Woods (September)

Adirondack Boreal Birding Festival

Rangely Lakes Festival (early June)

Massachusetts Birders Meeting (March)

For other Festivals 

* Clubs that sponsor at least 6 trips a year that are accessible to people with physical mobility challenges. 

Festivals, Conferences &Special Events

Bird & Nature Photography Groups

New England Nature Photographers

A large and active Facebook group for sharing and advice

Nature and Wildlife Photographers of New England and Beyond
A meet-u group

Other Nature Clubs and Societies

 If we are missing something or you wish to share a comment, please email us. If you are a representative of a club, email us and say hi! Please tag us at @bostonbirdfest on Instagram if you’d like us to share a free event on our social media channels.

Conservation Organizations

Special Interest Bird Conservation Groups

Conservation Leaders with Public Programming

Massachusetts Audubon

Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences

New Hampshire Audubon

Connecticut Audubon Society

The Trustees of Reservation

Sudbury Valley Trustees

Island Heritage Trust (Deer Isle, ME)

Woods Hole Oceonorgraphic Insituite

 

Norman Bird Sanctuary

Wood Memorial Library

The Ecotarium

Garden in The Woods

Tower Hill Botanical 

 

Important Bird Areas (IBAs)

Activists Birding Organizations

Birding can bring people together. The organization listed here are dedicated to challenging historical patterns and prevailing views of outdoor recreation, birding  and natural places and work to improve access to meaningful nature experiences. 

Amplify the Future

Freedom Birders

Feminist Bird Club

Bird Names for Birds

Nature History Centers, Libraries and Museums

National Birding Organizations

Records and Reports

Community Counts & Roundups

Festival Team Favorites

MA Media & Podcasts

A curated list of team favorites...


Bird Observer

The New England Birding Journal

Ray Brown’s Talkin’ Birds

Weekly Bird Report

 

Mass Audubon Birdathon

Massachusetts Birders Meeting

Christmas Counts

Superbowl of Birding

 

Pelagic Birding & Whale Watching

Select Hotspots

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Bear Creek, Saugus, MA
(walks by arrangement only)

Boston Harbor Islands

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

Mt Auburn Cemetary

Great Meadows Wildlife Refuge (Concord Unit)

eBird MA hotspots link.

 

 

Birding Trails

American Birding Association

American Bird Conservancy

American Ornithological Society

American 

Freedom Birders

Thanks for your patience as we rebuild our website! Due to Covid-19, the Festival is now scheduled for the spring of 2024 when we hope everyone will be able to travel and gather again safely.

Between now and then, we plan to offer smaller events. More soon!

If you are interested in updates and announcements, please sign up for our emails. Thanks, stay safe, and good birding!

Conservation Organizations

Conservation Leaders with Public Programming

Massachusetts Audubon

Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences

New Hampshire Audubon

Connecticut Audubon Society

The Trustees of Reservation

Sudbury Valley Trustees

Island Heritage Trust (Deer Isle, ME)

Woods Hole Oceonorgraphic Insituite

 

Norman Bird Sanctuary

Wood Memorial Library

The Ecotarium

Garden in The Woods

Tower Hill Botanical 

 

Important Bird Areas (IBAs)

Activists Birding Organizations

Birding can bring people together. The organization listed here are dedicated to challenging historical patterns and prevailing views of outdoor recreation, birding  and natural places and work to improve access to meaningful nature experiences. 

Amplify the Future

Freedom Birders

Feminist Bird Club

Bird Names for Birds

Nature History Centers, Libraries and Museums

National Birding Organizations

Records and Reports

Community Counts & Roundups

Festival Team Favorites

MA Media & Podcasts

A curated list of team favorites...


Bird Observer

The New England Birding Journal

Ray Brown’s Talkin’ Birds

Weekly Bird Report

 

Mass Audubon Birdathon

Massachusetts Birders Meeting

Christmas Counts

Superbowl of Birding

 

Pelagic Birding & Whale Watching

Select Hotspots

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Bear Creek, Saugus, MA
(walks by arrangement only)

Boston Harbor Islands

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

Mt Auburn Cemetary

Great Meadows Wildlife Refuge (Concord Unit)

eBird MA hotspots link.

 

 

Birding Trails

American Birding Association

American Bird Conservancy

American Ornithological Society

American 

Freedom Birders

Thanks for your patience as we rebuild our website! Due to Covid-19, the Festival is now scheduled for the spring of 2024 when we hope everyone will be able to travel and gather again safely.

Between now and then, we plan to offer smaller events. More soon!

If you are interested in updates and announcements, please sign up for our emails. Thanks, stay safe, and good birding!

New England Bird & Nature Clubs

Joining a club is a great way to meet new people, explore nature and learn more about conservation, environmental justice, and biodiversity.

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Young Birders Club (website, Facebook)

Connecticut Ornithological Association
Connecticut Audubon Society

CTBirds

Connecticut Waterfowlers Association

Hartford Audubon Society, West Hartford

New Haven Bird Club, New Haven , CT

Connecticut Ornithological Association

Connecticut Audubon

Connecticut Entymological Society (also on Facebook)

MAINE

Stanton Bird Club, Lewiston, ME

MASSACHUSETTS

Association of Massachusetts Bird Clubs

Feminist Bird Club, Boston, MA

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Exonian Birding Society (Facebook)

RHODE ISLAND

Audubon Society of Rhode Island Refuges

RI Natural History Society

VERMONT

Vermont Botanical & Bird Club

VT Leps

Vermont En

Brookline Bird Club (BBC)

MASSACHUSETTS

Anti-Racist Collective of Avid Birders

Eastern Hawk Watch

Friends of Bear Creek, Saugus, MA

Massachusetts Young Birders Club

Massachusetts Butterfly Club

New Hampshire Young Birders Club

Allen Bird Club, Springfield, MA

Athol Bird & Nature Club, Athol, MA

Boxborough Birders, Boxborough, MA

Cape Cod Bird Club, Brewster, MA

Emerald Necklace Bird Club, Jamaica Plain, MA

Essex County Ornithological Club, Salem, MA

Forbush Bird Club, Worcester, MA

Hampshire Bird Club, Hadley, MA

Hoffmann Bird Club, Pittsfield, MA

Northfield Bird Club, Northfield, MA

The Urban Nature Walks
Menotomy Bird Club, Arlington, MA

The Menotomy Bird Club

Merrimack Valley Bird Club

Nasketucket Bird Club Mattapoisett, MA

The New Haven Bird Club

Nuttall Ornithological Society

Ocean State Bird Club, Rehoboth,

Paskamansett Bird Club, Dartmouth, MA

South Shore Bird Club, Plymouth, MA

 
 

Bird & Nature Photography Groups

More Birding Resources

Conservation Leaders with Public Programming

Massachusetts Audubon

Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences

New Hampshire Audubon

Connecticut Audubon Society

The Trustees of Reservation

Sudbury Valley Trustees

Island Heritage Trust (Deer Isle, ME)

Woods Hole Oceonorgraphic Insituite

 

Nature History Centers, Libraries and Museums

Norman Bird Sanctuary

Wood Memorial Library

The Ecotarium

Garden in The Woods

Tower Hill Botanical 

 

Special Interest Groups

 

Acadia Birding Festival (late May)

Greater Cape Ann Chamber’s Annual Birding Boat Trip (March)

Mass Audubon Birdathon

Taking Flight: Birding in the Catskills (mid May)

Down East Spring Birding Festival (late May)
Trescott, ME, United States

 

Wings, Waves & Woods (September)

Adirondack Boreal Birding Festival

Rangely Lakes Festival (early June)

Massachusetts Birders Meeting (March)

Regional Festivals, Conferences and Special Events,

Important Bird Areas (IBAs)

National Birding Organizations

Records and Reports

Community Counts & Roundups

Festival Team Favorites

MA Media & Podcasts

Mass Audubon Birdathon

Massachusetts Birders Meeting

Christmas Counts

Superbowl of Birding

 

A curated list of team favorites...


Bird Observer

The New England Birding Journal

Ray Brown’s Talkin’ Birds

Weekly Bird Report

 

Pelagic Birding & Whale Watching

Select Hotspots

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

 

Bear Creek, Saugus, MA
(walks by arrangement only)

Boston Harbor Islands

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

Mt Auburn Cemetary

Great Meadows Wildlife Refuge (Concord Unit)

eBird MA hotspots link.

 

 

Lake Champlain Birding Trail (VT and NY)

Maine Birding Trail

Essex National Heritage Area Birding Trail, Massachusetts 

Connecticut River Birding Trail, New Hampshire And Vermont

Rhode Island Coastal Birding Trail

 

Birding Trails

Activists Birding Organizations

Birding can bring people together. The organization listed here are dedicated to challenging historical patterns and prevailing views of outdoor recreation, birding  and nature experiences and work to improve access to nature for people in marginalized communities. 

Amplify the Future

Freedom Birders

Feminist Bird Club

Bird Names for Birds

 

American Birding Association

American Bird Conservancy

American Ornithological Society

American 

Freedom Birders

Thanks for your patience as we rebuild our website! Due to Covid-19, the Festival is now scheduled for the spring of 2024 when we hope everyone will be able to travel and gather again safely.

Between now and then, we plan to offer smaller events. More soon!

If you are interested in updates and announcements, please sign up for our emails. Thanks, stay safe, and good birding!