Founded in 2006 under the auspices of the Mattapoisett Land Trust, the Nasketucket Bird Club is now a separate organization.

Meets every 4th Thursday of the month at 7 pm. Mattapoisett Public Library unless otherwise noted.

Annual membership is $10. New members are always welcome.

"We're not just bird-friendly, we're friendly birders"


Google Books :
Search Google Books to find old books on birds (or anything else) that are in the public domain. When you get to Google Books, choose the "full view" option.
If you have a Google account or a Gmail account (both are free) you can save the books you find to your own "bookshelf."

Massbird -- start here for local birdsA big thank-you to them for hosting our website
Visit the properties owned by the Mattapoisett Land Trust. Their newsletter, The Heron, is online and you can sign up to have the newsletter sent by email.
visit the Fairhaven Acushnet Land Preservation Trust and find new places to explore
Track the Ruby-throated Hummingbirds on their migration back to us!
The Feather Atlas
Selections from the works of Arthur Cleveland Bent -- tons of information
Fun bird and nature stuff for kids at the Waterford Press website. Click on games and activities.
Mass Audubon's Birding on the Internet page
Download a PDF file on Backyard Bird Feeding from Cornell. (One of my pics is in it) Keep tabs on bird migrations
Birdwatcher's General Store on the Cape has lots of hilarious articles. Check their new book
Breeding Bird Atlas of Massachusetts
Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection!

email for information or comments

email for President Justin Barrett

Logo by Carolyn
Thanks to for hosting our website!
my websites and bird pages

Upcoming Meeting: NOTE VENUE CHANGE

May 28, 2015
Members Night Potluck
Thursday, May 28 at 7:00 p.m. at the Mattapoisett Friends Meeting House.
We’ll be enjoying the evening as a community talking about birds and life. Pat Baggarly will be coordinating the potluck. Please call her at (508) 758-2297 and tell her what you would like to bring.

Upcoming Walks, May, 2015:

Meeting Place: Park & Ride, North Street, Mattapoisett unless otherwise noted. All welcome. If weather is questionable on a walk day, please call the trip leader. Trip Info: Justin Barrett, (774) 207-8515 or

  • Saturday, May 9, 6:30 a.m. -- Spring Migration Walk at Mt. Auburn Cemetery
    Results: Canada Goose, Mallard, Wild Turkey, Double-crested Cormorant, Red-tailed Hawk, Rock Pigeon, Great Horned Owl, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Belted Kingfisher, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Phoebe, Blue-headed Vireo, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, House Wren, American Robin, Gray Catbird, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, Ovenbird, Black-and-white Warbler, Northern Parula, Blackburnian Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Palm Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Red-winged Warbler, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Orchard Oriole, Baltimore Oriole, House Finch, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow

  • Sunday, May 17, 7:30 a.m. -- Marion Favorites
    Marion offers some of the best places to see migrating birds. Join us during peak migration.
    Meeting Place: Park & Ride, North Street, Mattapoisett. All welcome. If weather is questionable on a walk day, please call the trip leader, Eric Morrissette.

  • Saturday, May 30, 7:30 a.m. -- Little Bay, Fairhaven
    Fairhaven warbler walk.

What's this bird? Hint: Teacher!
Mystery Bird

Field Trip Results available on our birdblog