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 Meetings 15:

  • March 26, 2015
    Cloud Forest Bird Research in Ecuador. Lauren Miller-Donnelly will provide highlights from tropical bird research at Las Tangaras Reserve just outside of Mindo, Ecuador, where she spent much of the month of December 2013. The trip was a unique mix of Eco-tourism and volunteer fieldwork run by a non-profit organization.

    Lauren Miller-Donnelly is the property manager for Mass Audubonís Allens Pond and Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuaries, where she also runs the Junior Bird Club. She is the President of the Paskamansett Bird Club and is also a Massachusetts Butterfly Club fieldtrip leader.

    Upcoming Walks, January - March, 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

    • Date, Time, Place to Be Determined..snow still too deep
      Woodcock Walk, location TBD
      The amazing call and fluttering of the American Woodcock brings excitement at this time of year. Don't forget your flashlights for this annual tradition.

    • Sunday, March 22, 7:30 a.m.
      Eel Pond, Mattapoisett
      Eel Pond provides a wide variety of habitats for birds including inlets, woodlands, beaches, and bays.

    What's this bird? Mystery Bird

    Field Trip Results available on our birdblog